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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Farm Bureau Announces Foundation Scholarship Winners

7/22/2013 at 12:00 a.m.


LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced  the recipients of Farm Bureau Foundation scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. 

Scholarship recipients all receive $2,250 for the school year, must be Arkansas residents, members of a Farm Bureau family and enrolled as juniors or seniors in a state-accredited university. They also must be in pursuit of an agriculture-related degree.  

The scholarship recipients are:

  • Heather Applegate of Hope (Hempstead County). She is a pre-veterinary medicine major at Southern Arkansas University.
  • Matthew Bean of Dardanelle (Pope County). He is an animal science major at Arkansas Tech University.
  • Kaitlyn Eubanks of Hot Springs (Garland County). She is a pre-veterinary medicine  major at Arkansas Tech University.  
  • Diana Hackney of Dumas (Desha County). She is an agricultural business major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. 
  • Timothy Hanney of DeQueen (Sevier County). He is an agricultural education major  at Southern Arkansas University.
  • Tasha Jo Hopkins of Heber Springs (Cleburne County). She is an animal science major at Arkansas State University. 
  • Lindsey Mitchell of Sheridan (Grant County). She is an agricultural business major at Southern Arkansas University.  
  • Courtney Nickleson of Brinkley (Monroe County). She is a pre-veterinary medicine major at Arkansas State University.
  • Maggie Jo Pruitt of Harrison (Boone County). She is an agricultural communications major at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
  • Kayla Samples of Emerson (Columbia County). She is an agricultural education major at Southern Arkansas University.

“Arkansas Farm Bureau has always been an advocate of higher education,” said 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 has always been a priority for this organization.” 


Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 200,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.

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For more information contact:

Steve Eddington
(501) 228-1383
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

or

Ken Moore
(501) 228-1512
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

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