Alumni & Development
Indiana Daffodil Society Scholarship
Grace M. Crain, 2014 Indiana Daffodil Society Scholar
Grace Crain working in one of the Jordan Hall greenhouses with Silene, her research model. Photo by: Terri Greene
2014 Indiana Daffodil Society Scholar Grace Crain is a member of Professor Lynda Delph’s lab. She conducts research on flower production and population differences within the species Silene latifolia, commonly known as the white campion. During the upcoming year, Grace will either attend one of the Indiana Daffodil Society’s meetings in Indianapolis or partake in one of their programs at the Bloomington Farmers’ Market. In addition to receiving the Indiana Daffodil Society Scholarship, Grace earned the Howard W. Clark Scholarship, the Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship, and the Arlene Ferguson Internship at Hilltop Gardens in 2014.
The Indiana Daffodil Society Scholarship encourages recipients to engage in extracurricular or volunteer work. Grace has been active with several campus groups, including being a CommUNITY Educator at Wright Quad, where she facilitated diversity and social justice programs. She was also the director of philanthropy for the National Residence Hall Honorary, where she coordinated volunteer opportunities for the members of NRHH within the Bloomington Community, including the Hoosier Hills Food Bank and Middle Way House. Grace was also the treasurer of the American Cetacean Society Student Coalition at IU.