John Powers (pictured above at left) is a rising senior multi-platform journalism major and environmental economics and policy minor at the University of Maryland. He has worked as a staff writer for "Stories Beneath the Shell," an online publication at UMD, and currently works at the copy desk of The Diamondback, the university’s official newspaper. He has spent a summer working as a farmhand back in his home state of Massachusetts. He said, "I am eager to further my knowledge about cultivating plant life while developing my writing skills in Washington Gardener Magazine this summer."
Jacqueline Hyman (pictured above at right) is a junior journalism and English major at the University of Maryland. She is the editor-in-chief of the Mitzpeh, an independent Jewish newspaper at UMD. In addition, Jacqueline enjoys musical theater, and teaches piano and voice at Guitar Center. She is excited for the opportunity to work for the Washington Gardener.
|at the US National Arboretum|