AgHeritage Farm Credit Services is proud to invest annually in the education of the next generation through our scholarship program. In 2021, 11 scholarships are being presented – nine $1,000 Customer Scholarships, one $2,000 University Scholarship and one $1,000 Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship. We offer our congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients.
Customer Scholarship Program: The nine students receiving $1,000 Customer Scholarships from AgHeritage Farm Credit Services are: James Sims of Mountain View High School, Lindsey Lammers of Marvell Academy, Jase Wicker of Lonoke High School, Weston Cater of Monticello (homeschooled), Michayla Mears of Valley View High School in Jonesboro, Slayde Carter of Star City High School, Braden Glenn of Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, Lizzie Belew of Beebe High School, and Chandler Saul of Stuttgart High School.
The Customer Scholarship Program, which was established in 2001, is open to dependent children and grandchildren of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services stockholder customers. Recipients were chosen for their outstanding academic performance and school-related extracurricular activities.
Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship: Allison Martin of Hamburg High School is the recipient of the $1,000 Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship. The Ken Shea Memorial Scholarship is open to dependent children and grandchildren of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services Southern Region stockholder customers. This year’s recipient was chosen for her outstanding academic performance and school-related extracurricular activities.
University Scholarship Program: Benjamin “Caleb” Swears of Carlisle, currently attending the Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, is being awarded the $2,000 University Scholarship.
The University Scholarship Program is open to any current college student studying agriculture at an Arkansas university or college. Applicants do not need to be a customer.
AgHeritage Farm Credit Services is a financial cooperative with owned and managed assets of approximately $1.82 billion as of December 31, 2020. The company provides credit and related services to more than 6,030 farmers, ranchers and producers or harvesters of aquatic products in 24 Arkansas counties.
Branch offices are located in Batesville, Brinkley, Lonoke, McGehee, Newport, Pine Bluff, Pocahontas, Searcy and Stuttgart.