Lincoln County, Mo. - The Lincoln County Master Gardeners are proud to present $500 scholarships to graduating seniors Brystal Jones of Elsberry R-II, and Alexis Plackemeier of Silex R-I.  

The Lincoln County Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who serve as resources with the University of Missouri Extension and offer Lincoln County residents research-based answers to their gardening questions. 

As it is also important to the organization to promote agriculture and inspire young adults to pursue careers working with plants, the Lincoln County Master Gardeners are honored to be able to help graduating seniors in Lincoln County who are planning careers in agriculture.