Brigham Young University won the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, organized by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).
The event, held March 14-17 at Alamance Community College in Graham, North Carolina, included more than 770 students from 61 college teams and two FFA high school teams, who participated in 30 individual and team competitions. Tree climbing, hardscape installation, wood construction, plant identification, sales presentation, exterior/interior design, irrigation troubleshooting, skid steer, 3D exterior landscape design, personnel management, and small engine repair were just a few of the events.
BYU Provo took first place in the overall competitive events, receiving a check from Platinum Sponsor Stihl, Inc. for $5,000, followed by Cal Poly – Pomona in second place, and Michigan State University in third place.
The individual winners were: in first place, Marco Crosland of BYU; in second place, Tyler Gilson of Michigan State University; and in third place, Mckenna Rowles of Cuyahoga Community College. The top three students received scholarship money from the NALP Foundation.
For a complete list of winners, visit the National Collegiate Landscape Competition website.