For the last eighteen years the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council have awarded scholarships to high school seniors and college students entering their senior you pursuing a degree in agronomy or related field.
The recipients of the 2014 Missouri Corn Scholarships which were valued at $750 each are:
Jonah Barry, Clarence – attending the University of Missouri
Kayla Elson, Miami – attending Northwest Missouri State University
Morgan Riley, Bernie – attending Southeast Missouri State University
Lindsey Gastler, Martinsburg – attending the University of Missouri
Brandon Bothwell, Mooresville – attending the University of Missouri
Stephan Schulte, Ravenwood – attending Northwest Missouri State University
Kaleb Harris, Laddonia – attending the University of Missouri
Brittney McBride, Centralia – attending Missouri State University
Drake Minear, Livonia – attending the University of Missouri
Ethan Fordyce, Bethany – attending the University of Missouri
Fordyce’s intended major will be in agricultural systems management.
Click below to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone talk with Ethan Fordyce about his plans.
Applications were scored by the Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee and applicants were evaluated on essays, applications, letters of reference and current grades and activities. The committee includes Missouri Corn Scholarship Chairman Mark Scott of Wentzville, Missouri Corn board members Jay Fischer of Jefferson City, Scott Hays of Monroe City, Kurtis Gregory of Marshall and Matt Lambert of Brookfield. Recipients were notified by mail earlier this month.
Applications for the 2015 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program will be available online after December 15, 2014. To learn more about the corn industry, visit www.mocorn.org or call the Missouri Corn offices at 800-827-4181