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Area youths awarded scholarships

As part of GreenStone Farm Credit Services’ commitment to youth in agriculture, the cooperative recently awarded $40,000 in scholarships to 22 incoming college freshmen through the association’s scholarship program.
Two area students were among the recipients of the scholarships.
Loren King, currently homeschooled, plans to attend Michigan State University to pursue a dual degree in foreign agribusiness management and biosystems engineering. King’s goal is to become an agricultural attaché.
Brady Littlefield, a senior at Sturgis High School, plans to attend Michigan State University to pursue a bachelor of science degree in animal science. Littlefields’s goal is to work for a livestock-feed or -supplement company as an animal nutritionist.
Applicants were evaluated on a wide range of qualifications and required to pursue a degree related to agriculture. Recipients received either a $2,000 or $1,000 scholarship determined by the length of their intended college program.

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