Four local high school students receive Co-op Country scholarship
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Four local high school students have been selected to each receive a Co-op Country scholarship from the Fruita Consumers Co-op.
This scholarship is awarded to high school graduates that are entering college with intentions to major in agricultural-related degree programs.
The four winners of the scholarship are listed below:
Mr. Logan Weimer, a senior at Nucla High School winner of the Coop Country Agriculture Future of America scholarship ($3,200 academic scholarship plus $1,000 for the AFA Leadership conference). Logan was also awarded a $2,000 Coop Country Academic Scholarship. He plans to attend the University of Wyoming.
Ms. Camryn Guerrero, a senior at Caprock Academy, plans to attend Colorado School of Mines received a $3,000 Coop Country Academic Scholarship.
Ms. Addie Hudson a senior at Rifle High School, plans to attend the University of the Cumberland’s, received a $3,000 Coop Country Academic Scholarship.
Ms. Jenna Baugh, a senior at Norwood High School, plans to attend West Texas A&M University, received a $2,000 Coop Country Academic Scholarship
“We are pleased to recognize such exceptional students and hope this scholarship launches a great educational experience and successful career for all of these students,” said Chris Gillaspie, President and CEO of the Fruita Co-op. “It is important that we support our students who pursue careers that will have a profound affect on agriculture and who will hopefully return to the rural community to keep America’s agriculture future strong.”
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