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Horticulture Students Beautifying Interchange Near Main Campus

Richard J. Weilminster distributes tools and instructs students Beautifying an interchange Students replace sod over planted bulbs In another example of Penn College students giving back to their community, the Horticulture Technicians Association and PennDOT worked together Thursday to beautify the Interstate 180/Maynard Street interchange area. Student members of the club and lead horticulture professor/club adviser Richard J. Weilminster are planting 2,000 daffodil bulbs along the highway’s on- and off-ramps. Under an “Adopt and Beautify” agreement the college signed with PennDOT, students also will help prune some plants at that heavily traveled and highly visible location.

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