Stars & Stripes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Andrew Miller for being voted as the Fourth Annual ‘Stars and Stripes’ Contest winner! Miller is the Program Advisor for the Brentsville Turf Grass Management Program in Nokesville, Virginia. With his “Friday Nights in Small Town USA” field design at Donald Lambert Field, he has won a complimentary pass to the 2020 SFMA Annual Conference in West Palm Beach, Florida.

In its fourth year, a record 31 entries were received via social media. The winning submission narrowly won by an even 100 “likes”; selected through Facebook’s voting platform. Miller’s intricate design generated more than 1,600 “likes.”

A graduate of Virginia Tech University, Miller has amassed an impressive resume. After graduating with his Bachelor’s Degree in Turf Grass Management, he worked on the Virginia Tech grounds crew before moving on to the New York Mets. There he met Matt Brown, Head Groundskeeper of the Pittsburgh Pirates. After a stint at PNC Park, Miller moved over to Heinz Field to work for the city’s football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. He then earned his Masters in Agricultural Education from Virginia Tech and has built the Brentsville program from the ground up.

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