Judy Lynn-Hoppe, Author at The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Author: Judy Lynn-Hoppe

…and that's a wrap!

Congratulations to every student, sponsor, and PLANET individually and collectively.  The 35th Annual Student Career Days is in the record books!  Special congratulations to BYU-Provo for their first place finish.  Michigan State can take great pride in second place and I know that BYU-Idaho is equally proud of their third place totals.  Here at Chattahoochee […]

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In the blink of an eye!

Only yesterday the opening ceremonies began and already it seems like we have been here forever… or for just the blink of an eye!  I should have taken notes because by now I can’t remember all of the things I learned. Judith Guido was a super informative Keynote Speaker.  Practical ideas about personal branding were […]

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A beehive of activity

Joliet Junior College is already a beehive of activity.  It has been for months, laying the groundwork for this week’s PLANET Student Career Days.  The adrenalin flows; the energy is absorbed from the very events themselves and from each other. The industry representatives are especially interesting to watch.  They do stuff like this all the time; […]

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…and so it begins!

My brain has been waking me up every hour or two and so I have given up the fight. Yesterday was a whirlwind of activity.  The Chattahoochee Tech TeamPLANET left the Acworth, Georgia, North Metro Campus at 5:15 a.m. We were saddened that at 5:00 a.m. teammate Nanci Lee got a phone call and had to […]

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Uniqueness of PLANET's Student Career Days

The uniqueness of PLANET’s Student Career Days (SCD) does not escape me. There is nowhere else I know that students have the chance to test their skills in realistic industry situations with the full support of potential employers and current educational mentors. Sort of a crash course internship while still in the comfortable cocoon of a supportive family.  […]

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