FamilyFarms Charities has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors planning to pursue college training in fields related to agriculture. Scholarship recipients were selected from applicants across the U.S. on the basis of answers to essay questions, community leadership and involvement, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and career plans.
Cari Beth Halk of Greenbrier, Arkansas and Andrew Kline of Amboy, Illinois were selected to receive this year’s scholarship awards which can be applied to tuition, fees or other educational expenses. Cari is graduating from Guy-Perkins High School and plans to study Ag Education at Arkansas Tech Univeristy and hopefully one day return to work on her family’s farm. Andrew is graduating from Amboy High School and plans to study Ag Education at Iowa State University and teach youth about the agricultural industry.
FamilyFarms Charities congratulates both recipeients on their achievement and commitment to agriculture. This award is intended to encourage these representatives of tomorrow’s farmers as they continue their education and training in preparation for their role in agriculture. These students are to be applauded for choosing agriculture as a career.