Westminster, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2014
MidAtlantic Farm Credit has selected the students who will receive a combined total of $18,500 in college scholarships. The recipients are located throughout the five regions MidAtlantic Farm Credit serves.
This year’s scholarship recipients are: Morgan Alexander of Berryville, Virginia (daughter of Chuck and Linda Alexander); Allyson Balmer of Manheim, Pennsylvania (daughter of R. Bryan and Tammy Balmer); Joshua Brubaker of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (son of Michael and Lisa Brubaker); Nicholas DeGrange of Hagerstown, Maryland (son of Richard and Teresa DeGrange); Amber Donoway of Newark, Maryland (daughter of Michael and Nancy Donoway); Daniel Gordy of Snow Hill, Maryland (son of Chuck and Lisa Gordy); Jared Harshman of Frederick, Maryland (son of Pam and Jeff Harshman); Lauren and Claire Linton of Martinsburg, West Virginia (daughters of Richard and Kimberly Linton); Megan Miller of Strasberg, Pennsylvania (daughter of Gregory and Tamara Miller), Mariah Purtee of Union Bridge; Maryland (daughter of Ken and Shirley Purtee); and Jonah Vincent of Laurel, Delaware (son of Raymond and Theresa Vincent).
Each year, MidAtlantic Farm Credit offers scholarships to high school seniors or those currently enrolled in a two or four year program. The applicants or their parents or guardians must be members of MidAtlantic Farm Credit to be eligible. The selections are based on the applicant’s record of academic success and participation in extracurricular activities.
“I am proud to award these outstanding students with this year’s scholarships,” says Bob Frazee, CEO of MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “Their impressive academic performance and involvement in programs outside of school show their dedication to creating a bright future for themselves.”
The scholarships will be awarded during the Annual Stockholder Meetings taking place April 1-3 and 8-9 throughout MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s region. More information about the scholarship program can be found at http://www.mafc.com/scholarships.
About MidAtlantic Farm Credit
MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member-borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has over 10,500 members and approximately $2.198 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America.