ALUM OF THE MONTH: SCOTT SOLAR, INTERIOR LANDSCAPER AT MALL OF AMERICASeptember 17, 2019
Scott Solar graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Horticulture with minors in fruit and vegetable production and management in Spring of 2013. Scott is from is from Marion, IA.
Scott’s major job responsibilities include taking care of the garden beds in a section of the Mall of America theme park. This includes watering, cleaning the beds and trimming trees and shrubs. Scott also assists doing install projects in other areas of the mall.
We asked Scott what he likes most about his job. “Being able to garden year round in a climate-controlled building even in the depths of a Minnesota winter. Also being able to see the plants you maintain grow and prosper under your care.”
Following is the advice Scott offers to current students: Take every class you can even if its outside of your emphasis. You never know where you will end up and what you’ll be doing so broadening your knowledge will help you