Harvest Land Co-op has awarded 18 scholarships to recent high school graduates in their trade area, with total money awarded at $18,000.
Harvest Land is a proud supporter of agriculture and young farmer programs throughout the area such as 4-H and FFA. In addition to those opportunities, Harvest Land awards district scholarships to young men or women who are post-high school agricultural degrees. One student from each of Harvest Land’s 9 districts with in their market is chosen annually.
Harvest Land also recognizes employees’ children who are graduating and pursuing post-high school education. Scholarships are awarded based on need, leadership, community service, agricultural interest and scholastics.
The winners of the 2012 Harvest Land scholarships are as follows:
Katerina McDermitt of Madison Grant High School, Kelly Beeker of Greenfield Central High School, Sam Sweigart of Shenandoah High School, Audrey Neuman of Rushville High School, Dallas Short of Jay County High School, Kedra Buckmaster of Monroe Central High School, Jessica Lewis of Union County High School, William Borchers of Versailles High School, Andrew Richardson of Talawanda High School, William Sparks of Knightstown High School, Thomas Study III of Union County High School, Madelyn Werling of Bellmont High School, Devin Naylor of Randolph Southern High School, Madison Stout of Hagerstown High School, Allison Lee of Dixie High School, Thomas Sellers of Knightstown High School, Jaycey Wood Pendleton High School, and Katie Hart of Franklin Monroe.
Harvest Land Co-op is an agribusiness owned cooperatively by farmers in several East Central Indiana and Southwest Ohio counties. Originally organized in the late 1920s, Harvest Land continues to specialize in providing farmers with the products and services they need to farm effectively and profitably.
For more information on Harvest Land, visit www.harvestlandcoop.com.