Home Horticulture students participate in community service-learning project

Fort Hays State University's Home Horticulture class recently participated in a service-learning project during National Youth Service Day.

Coordinated by Dr. Jean Gleichsner, associate professor of agriculture, students planted ornamental grasses, flowers and shrubs and mulched, fertilized and installed drip irrigation at the Humane Society of the High Plains.

Funding for the project was provided through grants from the State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant, $1,000, Wal-Mart, $500 and Midwest Energy Community Fund, $500.

Students are listed below by hometown.

Beloit: Jeff Pruitt, junior

Deerfield: Jason Miller, junior

McPherson: Jon French, senior

Ness City: Justin Langer, senior

Plainville: Loucinda Johnson, senior; Anna Luna, senior

Shelton, NE: Keith Meints, senior; Cody Solomon, junior

St. Francis: Kyle Buffington, junior

Stockton: Drew Waller, sophomore

Victoria: Amorette Windholz, senior

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