AgHeritage Farm Credit Services presents scholarships annually to Arkansas seniors furthering their education. This year, 11 scholarships are being presented – nine $500 Customer Scholarships, one $1,000 University Scholarship and one $500 Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship. The 2018 recipients of the scholarships are as follows:
Customer Scholarship Program: The nine students receiving $500 scholarships from AgHeritage Farm Credit Services are: Oakley Smith of Mountain View High School, Megan Wilkison of Marvell Academy, Ezra Dalton of Hamburg High School, Brooklynn Daniels of Carlisle High School, Caroline Brinkley of Marion High School, Colin Phillips of Walnut Ridge High School, Phillip Freppon of Bald Knob High School, Hannah Bond of Rison High School and Harlie Heien of Stuttgart High School.
The Customer Scholarship Program, which was established in 2001, is open to dependent children and grandchildren of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services stockholder customers. Recipients were chosen for their outstanding academic performance and school-related extracurricular activities.
University Scholarship Program: Samuel King is being awarded the $1000 University Scholarship.
The University Scholarship Program is open to any current college student studying agriculture at an Arkansas university or college. Applicants do not need to be a customer.
Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship: Brittney Miller of Star City High School is the recipient of the $500 Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship.The Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship is open to dependent children and grandchildren of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services Southern Region stockholder customers. This year’s recipient was chosen for her outstanding academic performance and school-related extracurricular activities.
AgHeritage Farm Credit Services is a financial cooperative with owned and managed assets of approximately $1.25 billion as of December 31, 2017, that provides credit and related services to more than 2,900 farmers, ranchers and producers or harvesters of aquatic products in 24 Arkansas counties. Branch offices are located in Batesville, Brinkley, Dermott, Lonoke, Newport, Pocahontas, Searcy, Star City and Stuttgart.