This year the National Association Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Foundation presented $25,000 in college scholarships to six outstanding students. Recipients were honored during a luncheon with sponsors and each given time to share more about themselves and their future in agriculture.
Glen Kummerow Memorial Scholarship
Courtney Wingate is a fifth generation Floridian and cattle rancher who has a passion for telling the story of agriculture. Currently a senior majoring in Agricultural Communications at Texas Tech University (TTU).
Listen to my complete interview with Courtney here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/nafb-16-wingate.mp3″ text=”Interview with Courtney Wingate”]
George Logan Scholarship
Nora Faris, raised in Concordia, Missouri, is currently a junior at the University of Missouri, majoring in science and agricultural journalism. She plans to obtain a law degree and pursue a career in government affairs or political communications in the agriculture industry.
Listen to my complete interview with Nora here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/nafb-16-faris.mp3″ text=”Interview with Nora Faris”]
Orion Samuelson Scholarship, Sponsored by the CME Group
Hanan Southard is a second-year graduate student at the University of Arkansas. She is currently in the Agricultural and Extension Education master’s program where she is specializing her coursework and research in agricultural communications.
Listen to my complete interview with Hanan here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/nafb-16-southard.mp3″ text=”Interview with Hanan Southard”]
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Scholarship
JD Rosman, a Washington native, grew up working on his family’s wheat and cattle operation as well as raising and showing his herd of Angus cattle. He is currently a senior at Oklahoma State University studying agricultural communications with minors in animal science and agricultural economics.
Listen to my complete interview with JD here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/nafb-16-rosman.mp3″ text=”Interview with JD Rosman”]
Cameron Jodlowski is a senior at Iowa State University studying Agricultural Communications with a minor in Agronomy. Cameron comes from central Illinois where he grew up on a small acreage raising dairy goats.
Listen to my complete interview with Cameron here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/nafb-16-jodlowski.mp3″ text=”Interview with Cameron Jodlowski”]
BASF Grow Smart Scholarship, Sponsored by BASF
Mara McGurl is a third-year senior at the University of Georgia. She is majoring in Agricultural Communication with a certificate in Leadership and Service.
Listen to my complete interview with Mara here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/nafb-16-mcgurl.mp3″ text=”Interview with Mara McGurl”]
View and download photos from the event here: NAFB Convention Photo Album