Consideration for this scholarship will be given to Pennsylvania residents who are full-time undergraduate students planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a qualifying field of study such as dairy and animal science; agriculture marketing and business; nutrition; food science; agricultural and extension education; agri-business management; agricultural engineering; or related fields.
Selection of the scholarship winners will be made by a joint committee of the Center for Dairy Excellence and Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation board of directors. Decisions will be based on the completed application within the following criteria: academic performance; apparent commitment to a career related to the dairy industry; evidence of leadership, character and integrity; and application compliance.
Scholarship shall be awarded for one academic year. The scholarship will be paid to the student upon certification of enrollment by the appropriate academic institution officer.
Scholarship application forms are available at www.centerfordairyexcellence.org. Go to the “Student & Educator” section and click on scholarships. You may also send an e-mail requesting an application form to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Jayne Sebright at 717-346-0849.
CDE welcomes Howes as communications specialist
The Center for Dairy Excellence has named Amie Howes as Communications Specialist as of March 2014. In her new role, Howes will increase the center’s presence in electronic and social media communications venues and will assist in the center’s goal of providing relevant, cutting edge information to all dairy audiences, especially the dairy farm community.
“Helping dairies succeed in business is something I take very seriously,” Howes said. “Growing up in various areas of the dairy business has allowed me to appreciate the importance of what the center needs to provide to dairy farm families and others in the dairy industry.”
Howes obtained a bachelor of sciences degree in Animal Sciences with minors in agricultural business management and equine sciences from Penn State University in 2002. After graduation, she worked as a veterinary assistant and for an animal pharmaceutical company before spending the past eight years as a caretaker for her three children. She, her husband Justin and their three children, Austin (8), Chase (6), and Adelyn (5), live in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County.