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For Immediate Release

Arkansas Farm Bureau Announces Scholarship Winners

7/11/2011 at 12:00 a.m.


LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship committee recently named nine award winners for the $2500 Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year.

“Arkansas Farm Bureau has always been an advocate of higher education,” said Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach of Manila (Mississippi County). “The future of Arkansas agriculture is dependent on the young adults who are pursuing agricultural careers and supporting them is a priority.”

The scholarship recipients are:

  • Heather Black of Norman (Montgomery County). She is an agricultural business major at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

  • Nathan Wayne Davidson of Compton (Newton County). He is an agricultural business major with a concentration in animal science at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

  • Mollie Dykes of Hot Springs (Garland County). She is an agricultural communication and poultry science double major at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

  • Stanley Luke Foster of Paragould (Greene County). He is an agricultural business major with an animal science minor at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

  • Cody Rhyne Gallagher of Foreman (Little River County). He is an agricultural business and poultry science double major at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

  • Brittany Harpole of El Dorado (Union County). She is a pre-veterinary medicine major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

  • Clay Sims of McCrory (Woodruff County). He is an agricultural business major at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

  • Craig Walker Jr. of Jonesboro (Craighead County). He is an agricultural business major at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

  • Justin Wiedower of Quitman (Cleburne County). He is an agricultural education major at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

Scholarship recipients are Arkansas residents, members of a Farm Bureau family, and enrolled as juniors or seniors in a state-accredited university. They must also be in pursuit of an agriculture-related degree.

 

 

Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of almost 220,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.

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For more information contact:

Steve Eddington
steve.eddington@arfb.com
(501) 228-1383
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

or

Tara Johnson
tara.johnson@arfb.com
(501) 228-1611
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

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