Anna Coit Memorial Scholarship

Each year, in memory of beloved member Anna Coit, the North Stonington Garden Club offers a $1500 Scholarship to a high school senior student who will be pursuing a higher education degree in agriculture, conservation, environmental studies, horticulture, landscape design/architecture, plant science, or a related field. Applicants should reside in towns from which the club draws its membership: North Stonington, Bozrah, Groton, Ledyard, Mystic, Noank, Norwich, Pawcatuck, Preston, Stonington,  New London, or Voluntown, CT; or Ashaway or Westerly, RI. Click below to download the Garden Club Scholarship form for 2020:

2020 Scholarship Application

Anna Coit Memorial Scholarship 2020 recipient

Our 2020 winner is Virginia McChesney.

Virginia is a 2020 graduate of Ledyard High School and will be attending Huntington University in Indiana this fall. She is planning a major in Agri-business management.

Throughout her high school years her focus has been in Ledyard’s Agriscience and Technology program. Virginia has received numerous awards including the Excellence in Horticulture, Holdridge Home and Garden Award, Star Agribusiness award and a scholarship given to a student who has contributed to the moral fiber of Ledyard High School.

We wish you well in your career, Virginia!