The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers committee has awarded nine $1,000 college scholarships to high school seniors.
Each recipient is a high school senior pursuing a degree in agriculture at an Oklahoma accredited institution of higher learning.
“We are proud to support agricultural youth as they transition into their respective college degree programs,” said Cody Goodnight, OKFB YF&R chair. “As the scholarship recipients embark on becoming professionals in the industry, we hope they will be involved in Collegiate Farm Bureau and Young Farmers and Ranchers.”
The nine scholarship recipients are:
- Kale Campbell – Alfalfa County
- Addison DeLeon – Beckham County
- Hunter Fox – Dewey County
- Kent Tripp – Kay County
- Braden Burns – Kingfisher County
- Sage Borders – Murray County
- Colby Erickson – Muskogee County
- Austin Hooten – Payne County
- Paisley Sturgill – Pottawatomie County
The nine scholarship recipients have a wide variety of career aspirations and have chosen degrees across the agriculture industry including agricultural business, agricultural education, farm and ranch management, agricultural communications and animal sciences.
Students plan to study at higher-education institutions including Northern Oklahoma College and Oklahoma State University.
To learn more about the OKFB YF&R program, contact YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at (405) 523-2300.