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2017-2018 Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship Recipients

The Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education is pleased to announce the following (12) twelve recipients of the Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship, and (1) one recipient of the Associate Award.

This scholarship program is open to new and continuing full-time students (12 or more hours per quarter or the semester equivalent). Applicants must be an Oregon high school graduate or an Oregon home school graduate with a full year, 24 semester or 36 quarter hours, of completed college coursework documented by a transcript.  Homeschool graduates must also provide proof of parents Oregon residency. Applicants must be preparing for a career in agriculture or forestry except in the case of the Associate award where any major is considered. Additionally, children and grandchildren of voting members of Farm Bureau are eligible regardless of major. Students attending institutions outside of Oregon are eligible.

The goal of the OFB Memorial Scholarship is to: “Support students that will have a positive impact on production agriculture and other agricultural related fields.”

The following students have been identified to receive a $1500 scholarship (2)

 Jessica Carter
Agribusiness Management
Oregon State University
Grant County

Ryan Holmes
Agricultural Sciences
Klamath Community College
Klamath County

The following students have been identified to receive a $1,000 scholarship: (10)

 Sarah Michaels
Food, Nutrition, & Wellness
University of Idaho
Douglas County

 Jacob White
Agricultural Communications & Education
University of Florida
Harney County

Emily Iverson

Eastern Oregon University
Clackamas County

 Maria Grossen
Mechanical Engineering
University of Portland
Washington County

 Amy Swenson
Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Science
Northwest Nazarene University
Umatilla County

Conor McCabe
Animal Science
Cornell University
Clackamas County

Claire Hammond
Oregon State University
Harney County

Stormy Scharzenberger
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
Oregon State University
Multnomah County

Elizabeth Brentano

Animal Science/Pre-Vet
Oregon State University
Marion County

Carlee Morton

Animal Science & Ranch Management
Treasure Valley Community College
Malhuer County

The following student has been identified to receive the OFB Associate Scholarship Funded by COUNTRY Financial:

 Kelley Duggan
Animal Science
California State University, Chico
Deschutes County

 These awards are made possible through the continuing support of our scholarship sponsors, fund donors, and volunteer advisory committee members.

For more information, contact Andréa Kuenzi, OFBMS Scholarship Coordinator, at andrea@oregonfb.org.