AgHeritage Farm Credit Services presents scholarships annually to Arkansas seniors furthering their education. This year, 10 scholarships are being presented – eight $1000 Customer Scholarships, one $1,000 University Scholarship and one $1000 Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship. The 2019 recipients of the scholarships are as follows:
Customer Scholarship Program: The eight students receiving $1000 Customer Scholarships from AgHeritage Farm Credit Services are: Ashtyn Clifton of Lee Academy, Jordan Neeley of Dumas High School, Kaycie Merrell of Cabot High School, Peyton Bagwell of McCrory High School, Emily Luffman of Sloan-Hendrix High School, Colby Free of Pangburn High School, Alexandria Jenkins of Star City High School, and Tiner Guinnell of DeWitt 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.
Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship: Jake Johnson, a graduate of Monticello High School currently attending Mississippi State University, is the recipient of the $1000 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 his outstanding academic performance and school-related extracurricular activities.
University Scholarship Program: Kimberly Oliver, a graduate of Stuttgart High School currently attending Arkansas State University, 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.
AgHeritage Farm Credit Services is a financial cooperative with owned and managed assets of approximately $1.4 billion as of December 31, 2018, 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, Lonoke, McGehee, Newport, Pine Bluff, Pocahontas, Searcy, Star City and Stuttgart.