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Ross R. Wolfe-Luther Burbank Scholarship Fund

The Ross R. Wolfe-Luther Burbank Scholarship Fund was established by Ms. Billie Wolfe in 1985. This scholarship was established in honor of her father, Ross R. Wolfe, and Luther Burbank, famous plant breeder. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduates or graduate students majoring in Landscape Architecture who demonstrate an understanding of resources as they affect people.

Sabrina Turner Coffman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Sabrina Turner Coffman Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by friends and family of Sabrina Turner Coffman in 2005. Sabrina was born and raised in Abilene. She graduated from Wylie High School in 1999. She was active in Varsity basketball, track, and softball. She was head drum major her senior year. As a junior, she was the recipient of the Arion Award. She was a member of the National Honor Society. Sabrina graduated from Texas Tech in 2004, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree. She was a member of the Goin' Band from Raider Land, Secretary of the Tech Student Chapter of Landscape Architecture, and was in the Parliamentarian of Tau Beta Sigma. She was inducted into the Golden Key Society, received the Dale Chapman Scholarship, as well as the Texas Garden Club District 1 State Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in Landscape Architecture in good standing who excel at graphics and have a technical understanding of the landscape architecture field.

Department of Landscape Architecture General Scholarship Fund

The Department of Landscape Architecture General Scholarship Fund was established by annual gifts from various private organizations and federal, state, and local agencies in 1993. The scholarship is awarded to juniors, seniors or graduate students who are majoring in Landscape Architecture who demonstrate an excellent graphic, design, and writing skill.

Malcom R. Hester Memorial Lectureship Endowment

The Malcom R. Hester Memorial Lectureship Endowment was established by Alice Hester in 2003. Malcolm R. Hester, born August 30, 1956, in Amarillo, TX, died May 9, 2002, in San Antonio. Malcolm was a skillful leader and gifted landscape architect. He earned a BLA from Texas Tech University and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Malcolm married Alice Althaus on September 2, 1978. He will be missed by many, many people whose lives he touched. This endowment in his honor is to be used for guest lecturer honorariums, travel expenses, and any other expenses associated with securing and facilitating guest lecturers in the Department of Landscape Architecture.