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Location: State College, PA, USA
School: Pennsylvania State University
Field of study: Plant Science


Iris Costar

Penn State University , State College, PA 16801 - Plant Science: Horticulture
September 2018 - Present
Intend to graduate spring of 2022

Sacketts Landscaping, 3140 East State Street Hermitage, PA 16148 - Landscaper
Summer 2019
Planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes
Perform groundskeeping and building maintenance duties
Rake, mulch, edge, and prune as needed

eCenter, 3580 Innovation Way, Hermitage, PA 16148 - Business startup intern
May 2018 - September 2018
Business Startup/ creating a business plan
Plant Sales
Advertising / Marketing through craft shows and farmers markets

Volunteer Work & Leadership

Belize - service project (2018), working on an organic farm, harvesting/ distruditing crops, building a semi-covered structure for vegetable production
Penn State Community Garden Club Secretary (2018), President (2019)
Penn State Lion Ambassadors (2018-2020)
Penn State girl scouts day, STEAM day, Earth Fest (2017-2019)

Related Coursework

HORT 232 Horticulture systematics- plant taxonomy and morphological terms, , learn to use dichotomous key
HORT 407 Hydro/Aquaponics- Greenhouse production / class co-op
HORT 202 Plant propagation- Propagation in lab: cuttings, seeds, and tissue culture


Proficient with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Proficient with Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides