Farm Credit East, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, recently awarded $49,500 in college scholarships to 32 student recipients. Farm Credit East’s scholarship program supports students with diverse career aspirations in agriculture, commercial fishing and the forest products sectors from across the association’s seven-state territory.
“This year’s scholarship recipients aspire to make a difference in their communities and are well on their way to becoming future industry leaders and entrepreneurs,” said CEO Bill Lipinski.
Matt Beaton, Farm Credit East board chair, commented, “The Farm Credit East Board of Directors is very supportive of the scholarship program. We congratulate these deserving students and their families, and wish them the best for a successful educational experience.”
Read the full press release listing this year’s recipients: https://www.farmcrediteast.com/News/media-center/press-releases/20190715ScholarshipWinners