REGION — The Wayne-Pike County Farm Bureau has announced their scholarship opportunity for area high school seniors.
All seniors in the Wayne-Pike County Farm Bureau service area, which includes Wayne and Pike counties, are encouraged to apply.
A total amount of scholarship money will be determined by the scholarship committee. It will be divided among the winners. The cash awards may be used toward tuition, room, board, books or school supplies.
The Wayne-Pike County Farm Bureau offers scholarships to deserving high school seniors as a way to heighten a long-term interest in agriculture and its many varied positive impacts on this area. The local farm bureau also hopes to promote student consideration of the growing field of agricultural career opportunities.
Winners will be selected from the completed applications received on or before the March 31 deadline. Winners will be selected utilizing a scoring combination composed of academics, community and school involvement, work history and agricultural interest or background.
A panel of judges will score the applications. Awards will be presented at the Wayne-Pike County Farm Bureau Spring Meeting on April 27.
Scholarship applications can be obtained at all Wayne and Pike County high school guidance departments or by contacting the scholarship committee chairperson, Christina Salak. at 488-5104.