St. Joseph, MO - Steve Schram, AgriLabs President and CEO, announced the winners of AgriLabs academic scholarships for 2011-2012. AgriLabs continues to value it commitment to the community and to the industry it serves through these scholarship programs. "AgriLabs believes that education is the key to personal and community socioeconomic development. Our corporate-sponsored scholarship programs have provided over $100,000 to encourage and advance quality educational programs for a generation of AgriLabs Scholars, who have gone on to become leaders in their chosen fields and communities," he reported at the Annual AgriLabs Shareholders Meeting.
AGRILABS DENNIS FEARY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
The AgriLabs/Dennis Feary Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 in honor of the late Dennis Feary, former president of AgriLabs. The annual scholarship awards commemorate Mr. Feary's dedication to education, agriculture and the people that helped build the company he led.
The scholarship was endowed to provide funding for eligible students enrolled in or entering a two or four year college degree in any field of study, and are available to employees and immediate family members of AgriLabs and its shareholders. These annual, non-renewable, scholarships provide $2000 per student, per academic year.
Rita Carolina Portillo, Greeley, CO.
Rita works at Lextron Animal Health and is attending the Institute of Business & Medical Careers to become a medical assistant.
Justin Wayne Bonnell, Gig Harbor, WA.
Justin's father, Stanley Bonnell, works for DVM Resources (Walco Intl). He plans on attending the University of Washington to pursue an engineering degree.
Jessica Dee Allen, Columbus, OH.
Jessica's father, Jeffery Allen, works at Veterinary and Poultry Supply. She attends Ohio State University where she is studying health sciences and plans on becoming a physical therapist.
THE AGRILABS DENNIS FEARY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS IN AGRICULTURE was endowed to provide funding for eligible students enrolled in or entering college. The $2000 scholarships are awarded exclusively to students in pursuit of a two or four year college degree in agricultural studies. These studies include Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Technology, Agronomy, Animal Science (including veterinary medicine and biological sciences), Crop and Soil Science, Dairy Science, Food Science and Technology, Mechanized Systems Management, Resource Conservation and Management.