Scholarship Recipients

The Rick Pankow Foundation is committed to assisting students pursuing education in the horticultural field.  Working with the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals (WALP) and the Future Farmers of America (FFA), the RPF has given out over $20,000 in scholarships to deserving students.

 
 
 Nicole with Chuck Burget  RPF Scholarship Chair

Nicole with Chuck Burget RPF Scholarship Chair

2014 RPF Scholarship Winner

Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller one of our $2000 scholarship recipients for 2014.

Nicole is attending Lake Washington Institute of Technology, specializing in Environmental Horticulture with goals of becoming a certified arborist.

 

 
 Joshua with Chuck Burget  RPF Scholarship Chairman

Joshua with Chuck Burget RPF Scholarship Chairman

2014 RPF Scholarship Winner

Joshua Knudtson

Joshua Knudtson one of our $2000 scholarship recipients for 2014.

Joshua is attending Lake Washington Institute of Technology, specializing in Environmental Horticulture and Landscape Design.

 
 Leslie with Chuck Burget  RPF Scholarship Chair

Leslie with Chuck Burget RPF Scholarship Chair

2012 RPF Scholarship Winner

Leslie Pollack

Leslie Pollack is one our our scholarship recipients for 2012.

Leslie will be pursuing a landscape/horticulture degree at Seattle Community College. 

 
 Edgar with Chuck Burget  RPF Scholarship Chair

Edgar with Chuck Burget RPF Scholarship Chair

2010 RPF Scholarship Winner

EDGAR KYSAR

Edgar Kysar is one our our scholarship recipients for 2009/10. 

Edgar is from Yacolt, Washington a small community in the Cascade foothills.  He participated in 4 years of horticulture/FFA at Battle Ground H.S. Edgar is currently in his 2nd year at Clark College, Vancouver, WA studying landscape construction and horticulture.  
He has contributed many hours of volunteering at Clark College and his community in landscaping and home construction.  Edgar hopes to continue his education at WSU after graduating from Clark College.

 
 Edgar with Chuck Burget  RPF Scholarship Chair

Edgar with Chuck Burget RPF Scholarship Chair

2008 RPF Scholarship Winner

Corinne Hollister

Corinne Hollister one of our two scholarship recipients for 2008.

Corinne lives in Fremont and has worked in the web-design and freelance journalism field since graduating from the UW in 1987.

She is a Master Composter and Master Gardener and has begun school at Edmonds Community College. Corinne has started a gardening business and hopes to incorporate more design into her business and move toward client education and training to help clients become more engaged in their own gardens. Corinne also is a community garden coordinator and teaches dance at Northwest Hospital in association with Cancer Lifeline.