The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers selected ten Oklahoma high school students to receive $1000 scholarships to study agriculture in Oklahoma.
“We are always excited to see great young student leaders who want to make an impact in agriculture,” said Josh Emerson, OKFB YF&R state chairman. “As fellow young agriculturalists, the YF&R state committee is proud to support these students as they take the next step in their agricultural education journey.”
The ten students receiving 2016 YF&R scholarships are:
- Logan Holt, Shattuck, OKFB district one
- Kade Horton, Hollis, OKFB district two
- Jaryn Frey, Kingfisher, OKFB district three
- Victori Chapman, Manville, OKFB district four
- Riley Mussett, Idabel, OKFB district five
- Dustin Kunzel, Bluejacket, OKFB district six
- Colton Budy, Alva, OKFB district seven
- Blake Kennedy, Tecumseh, OKFB district eight
- Ethan Smith, Chandler, OKFB district nine
- Layne Kisling, Enid, at-large scholarship recipient
The ten students receiving scholarships have a wide variety of agricultural career interests and are choosing degrees spanning the agriculture spectrum, including agribusiness, agricultural education, biosystems engineering, agriculture pre-law and agricultural communications.
Students plan to study at a variety of Oklahoma higher-education institutions, including Conners State College, Oklahoma State University, Seminole State College, and Western Oklahoma State College.
The OKFB YF&R award $1000 scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors who plan to study agriculture at an Oklahoma institution of higher learning. An applicant’s family must be a voting member of Farm Bureau.