The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers committee has awarded eight high school seniors with a $1,000 college scholarship.
Each year the OKFB YF&R committee presents $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a degree in agriculture at an Oklahoma accredited institution of higher learning and is available to all members of Oklahoma Farm Bureau.
“Each of these scholarship recipients represents the bright future of Oklahoma agriculture and our rural communities,” said Nocona Cook, OKFB YF&R chairman. “The YF&R committee could not be more proud to support these students as they blaze their own path in agriculture.”
The eight scholarship recipients are:
- Tori Booker, Jackson County
- Erin Slagell, Blaine County
- Faith Howe, Murray County
- Callie Clifton, Choctaw County
- Courtney Jinkens, Rogers County
- Tabor Budy, Woods County
- Colt Jones, Garvin County
- Jaden Brunnemer, Payne County
The eight scholarship recipients have a wide variety of career aspirations and have chosen degrees across the agriculture industry including plant and soil science, agribusiness, agricultural economics, agricultural communications and animal science biotechnology.
Students plan to study at higher-education institutions across the state including Oklahoma State University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Northeastern A&M College and Eastern Oklahoma State College.
To learn more about the OKFB YF&R program, contact YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at (405) 523-2300.