Philadelphia Flower Show gold for landscape architecture students

University of Delaware "flower power" exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show.

At the Philadelphia Flower Show, a University of Delaware team earned three awards, including the event’s prestigious gold medal. Their “herban apotheka” exhibit showcased plants’ capacity to health. The team was predominantly comprised of landscape architecture majors, who study a diverse curriculum, including plants and ecosystems; site design and engineering; and sustainability.

Exhibit team

  • Chris Bonura, landscape architecture (Flower Show Club president)
  • Abby Quin, Lerner College of Business and Economics
  • Alex Hubler, landscape architecture major
  • Anthony Raimondo, landscape architecture
  • Austin Dill, landscape architecture major
  • Bianca Mers, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Bruce Turner, landscape architecture major
  • Conner Graybeal, landscape architecture major
  • Eduardo Limon, landscape architecture major
  • Emily Birardi, agriculture and natural resources major
  • Erick Jones, landscape architecture major
  • Erin Fogarty, plant science major (Horticulture Club president)
  • Hannah Bruck, College of Engineering
  • Ilana Shmukler, College of Engineering
  • Jaime Manlove, landscape architecture major
  • Jessica Toy, landscape architecture major
  • Josh Gainey, landscape architecture (Flower Show Club treasurer)
  • Maija Griffioen, College of Engineering
  • Melody Cerro, College of Engineering
  • Nick Bruce, landscape architecture major
  • Olivia Boon, landscape architecture major
  • Savanah Love (Wesley College)
  • Shirley Duffy, landscape architecture major
  • Tom Pennachio, landscape architecture major
  • Carolyn May, agriculture and natural resources major
  • Claire Ciccarone, art major

Faculty and staff

  • Jules Bruck, Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Stefanie Hansen, Theater
  • Karen Gartley, Plant and Soil Sciences
  • John Kaszan, Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Jame McCray, Earth, Ocean, and Environment

See the full list of winners on 6ABC.com.