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Awards

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Beautification Award

Brewster Garden Club’s Beautification Award has been given annually for the last 20 years to a Brewster business or individual whose garden is in a location which can be viewed and appreciated by the general public.  The purpose of the award is to encourage residents and businesses to keep Brewster’s highways and byways flowering and beautiful for all to enjoy.  Winners are chosen by the Horticultural Education Committee.

2020 Winner:

The Brewster Fish House

Gardening Class

Education Grant Awards

The Garden Club began giving Education grants to the town's Elementary schools in 2008. Winners are selected among the proposals received from teachers at the schools.  The funds support special programs related to nature, biology, the environment and gardening with an aim to foster student interest in the natural world around them. Winners are chosen by the Educations Grants and Scholarships Committee with approval by the Executive Board.

2020-2021 Winners:

Stony Brook Elementary School

“Planting and Caring for Plants”

Juliana Dowd, Jennifer Rogacz, Annie Gilbert, Lisa Delong, Jennifer Fellows

"Planting a Pollinator Garden"

Justine Ryan

Cape Cod Christian Academy

“Creating a Student Garden"

Dr. Tracy Waters 

Colorful Book Spines

Scholarships

In collaboration with the Brewster Conservation Trust, the Club awards one or more

scholarships each year to a Brewster graduate for the purpose of higher education in the fields of landscape design, horticulture, conservation, environmental, marine or related sciences.

2021 Winners:

Shayla Flaherty

Graduate of Nauset Regional High School, Enrolled at the University of Vermont

Environmental Science

Isabella Valennno

Graduate of Nauset Regional High School, Enrolled at Northeastern University

Environmental Engineering

Delaney Smith

Graduate of Nauset Regional High School, Enrolled at the University of Rhode Island

Marine Affairs

Urban Gardening

Toolship

Starting in 2020, the Club awards a Toolship to a Brewster graduate pursuing a career in landscaping, horticulture or conservation.

2020 Winner:

Michael Tuominen

Graduate of Cape Cod Technical High School, starting a landscaping career