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College’s Horticulture Majors Receive Continued Industry Support

A perennial financial supporter of Pennsylvania College of Technology, ValleyCrest Companies also attended the Fall Career Fair in October at the college's Schneebeli Earth Science Center near Allenwood. (Photo by Melissa M. Stocum, coordinator of matriculation and retention for the %0ASchool of Natural Resources Management)ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance’s Norristown Office, part of the California-based ValleyCrest Landscape Companies, recently made another donation to support Pennsylvania College of Technology’s ornamental horticulture program.

The $500 check was presented to horticulture instructor Carl J. Bower, faculty adviser to the Horticulture Technicians’ Association, and will be used to send students to the upcoming Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days in Joliet, Ill.

This marks the third year that ValleyCrest has donated money to Penn College’s horticulture program, for a total of $2,750 in contributions.

ValleyCrest also attended the Fall Career Fair in October at the college’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center and spoke to many students about employment and internship opportunities with the company.

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