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HCS students chosen for AmericanHort HortScholar class of 2021

June 30, 2021

Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student Juan Quijia Pillajo, and undergraduate Sustainable Plant Systems major, Jayden Black were selected to join AmericanHort's HortScholar class of 2021. Juan completed a Masters degree with Dr. Michelle Jones before moving on to a PhD program within HCS. As a Sustainable Plant Systems major, Jayden is focusing on Horticulture. He also has a passion for Agribusiness. Read more about Juan and Jayden here and at