OSU awards $68,000 in agricultural scholarships

November 18, 2015

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has awarded 34 undergraduates $68,000 in scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year.

The scholarships are made possible by gifts to the college.

Recipients of the 2015 scholarships are:

ALBANY: Michael Perkins, agricultural business management major, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

BLODGETT: Andrew Damitio, environmental economics and policy major, received the $1,000 Charles E. and Clara Marie Eckelman Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

CENTRAL POINT: Elizabeth Puttman, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Grange Co-op Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

CORVALLIS: Nicole Barrett, fisheries and wildlife major, received the $1,000 Lawrence E. and Marguerite Kaseberg Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

CORVALLIS: Holly Omoto, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

DAMASCUS: Matthew Crouser, agricultural business management major, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

DAYTON: Joanna Kubes, agricultural business management major, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

EDMONDS, Washington: Hanna Lee, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Eugene H. Fisher Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

EL CAJON, California: Alessia Azevedo, fisheries and wildlife major, received the $1,000 Charles E. and Clara Marie Eckelman Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

GOLD BEACH: Hannah Hooker, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Karla S. Chambers Leadership Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

HILLSBORO: Rachel Wirachman, food science and technology major, received the $1,000 Paul and Frances Montecucco Beginning Venture Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

HILLSBORO: Lindy Yoder, horticulture major, received the $1,000 Paul and Frances Montecucco Beginning Venture Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

INDEPENDENCE: Courtney Chase, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Naumes Family Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

KENT, Ohio: Costanza Fantoni, environmental sciences and sustainability majors, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

LAKE OSWEGO: Anya Britvan, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 John & Florence Scharff Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

LAKE OSWEGO: Annelise Jahraus, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Eugene H. Fisher Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

LAKE OSWEGO: Hannah Karimi, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Loren J. Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

LONGVIEW, Washington: Cara Caldwell, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 John & Florence Scharff Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

MEDFORD: Alyssa Ettinger, animal sciences major, received $1,000 Tillamook County Creamery Association Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

NEWBERG: Kearsten Friedrich, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Summers Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

NEWBERG: Margaret Halstead, crop and soil science major, received the $1,000 Loren J. Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

OAKLAND: Kayla Rushing, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Jernstedt Family Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

ONTARIO: Nathan Andersen, crop and soil science major, received the $1,000 Charles E. and Clara Marie Eckelman Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

ONTARIO: Brecklin Milton, agricultural business management major, received the $1,000 Charles E. and Clara Marie Eckelman Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

ONTARIO: Breanna Panages, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Summers Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

PENDLETON: Nels Swenson, agricultural sciences major, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

PLACENTIA, California: Lauren Lerch, botany major, received the $1,000 Loren J. Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

PORTLAND: Amita Kashyap, bioresource research major, received the $1,000 Clifford Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

RENO, Nevada: Elizabeth Nicholas, food science and technology major, received the $1,000 Clifford Smith Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

SALEM: Kelsi Limbach, horticulture major, received the $1,000 Jernstedt Family Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

SCIO: Marcel Ortiz, agricultural sciences major, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

SPRINGFIELD: Connor Mackenzie, agricultural sciences major, received the $1,000 Frank Burlingham Memorial Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 Ursula Bolt Knaus Scholarship.

TWIN FALLS, Idaho: Kelsey Rogers, animal sciences major, received the $1,000 Savery Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

WEST LINN: Jessica Chadwick, biological and ecological engineering major, received the $1,000 Jernstedt Family Agricultural Honors Scholarship, and the $1,000 John W. DeMuth, Jr. Agricultural Sciences Scholarship.

OSU offers more grant and scholarship dollars than any other college or university in Oregon. A significant portion of this is provided by donors to the OSU Foundation, who have contributed more than $185 million over the last decade to support scholarships, fellowships and other awards for students.

Author: Kym Pokorny
Source: Paul Dorres