OSU awards $80,500 in agricultural honors scholarships

November 15, 2012
OSU's College of Agricultural Sciences

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences has awarded 32 undergraduates $80,500 in scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year.

Gifts to the college make the scholarships possible.

Recipients are:

Bend: Wesley Brown, a freshman majoring in bioresource research, received the $1,500 Malcolm Johnson Scholarship, the $1,000 Paul & Frances Montecucco Beginning Venture Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship. 

Canby: Brittany Haak, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Central Point: Gabriella Desimone, a freshman majoring in agricultural business management, received the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship, and the $1,000 Wilco Farmers Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Clackamas: Amanda Thielke, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Dayton: Cody Putman, a freshman majoring in agricultural sciences, received the $1,000 Fisher Farm and Lawn Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Florence: Gina Evans, a sophomore majoring in environmental economics, policy & management, received the $1,000 Jernstedt Family Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Gaston: Keith Beierle, a sophomore majoring in fisheries and wildlife science, received the $1,000 Naumes Family Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Hillsboro: Andrianna Stoll, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 A/B Technologies International, Inc. Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship. Mason Wagner, a freshman majoring in fisheries and wildlife science, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship and the $1,000 Karla S. Chambers Leadership Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Imbler: Emilee Patterson, a freshman majoring in bioresource research, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship and the $1,000 Oregon Women for Agriculture Scholarship.

Independence: Emma Miller, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship and the $1,000 Paul & Frances Montecucco Beginning Venture Scholarship.

Klamath Falls: Robert Hamlin, a junior majoring in agricultural sciences, received the $1,000 Tillamook County Creamery Association Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Lebanon: Marisa Owens, a sophomore majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship, and the $1,000 Lawrence E. & Marguerite Kaseberg Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Ontario: Nicholas Cheatham, a freshman majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000

Clifford Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Paisley: John O’Leary, a freshman majoring in agricultural business management, received the $1,000 A/B Technologies International, Inc. Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Portland: Megan McConnell, a junior majoring in horticulture, received the $1,000 A/B Technologies International, Inc. Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship. Elizabeth Overholser, a freshman majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000 Clifford Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship. Seng Saechao, a freshman majoring in fisheries and wildlife science, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Roseburg: Cody Steeves, a freshman majoring in agricultural business management, received the $1,000 Clayton Fox Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Saint Helens: Teresa Garretson, a junior majoring in horticulture, received the $1,000 Loren J. Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Salem: Kimberly Goertzen, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 Karla S. Chambers Leadership Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Kenai, Alaska: Evening Ferguson, a freshman majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000 A/B Technologies International, Inc. Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

San Diego, Calif.: Matthew Leef, a junior majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

Woodside, Calif.: Minda Newhouse, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship and the $1,000 Wilco Farmers Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Pensacola, Fla.: Andrew Tucker, a sophomore majoring in agricultural sciences, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship and the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Yulee, Fla.: Zachary Ponder, a senior majoring in fisheries and wildlife science, received the $1,000 Fisher Farm and Lawn Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Holland, Mich.: Kayla Ockerse, a freshman majoring in animal sciences, received the $1,000 A/B Technologies International, Inc. Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Columbia, Mo.: Giavanna Accurso, a sophomore majoring in horticulture, received the $1,000 John & Florence Scharff Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Loren J. Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

West Long Branch, N.J.: Elizabeth Hagerman, a freshman majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

West Sayville, N.Y.: Joy Phelan, a junior majoring in fisheries and wildlife science, received the $1,000 Eugene H. Fisher Agricultural Honors Scholarship and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

Springfield, Va.: Jennifer Moore, a sophomore majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship and the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Seattle, Wash.: William Wallach, a freshman majoring in food science and technology, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship.

Donations for some of these scholarships were raised through The Campaign for OSU, the university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign. It has raised more than $860 million toward its $1 billion goal, including more than $145 million in scholarship and fellowship support for OSU students. Learn more at campaignforosu.org.

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Source: Paul Dorres