Premier Farm Credit Announces Four Scholarship Winners

“Premier is proud to continue its investment in local youth through its scholarship program,” Becky Lenz, Board Chair said. “We wish our recipients the best of luck in their future endeavors!”

After reviewing several great applications and making a decision, Premier Farm Credit’s 2023 four Scholarship Winners are:

Liddy Day is graduating from Yuma High School and is planning to attend Black Hills State University and major in Outdoor Education and Business.  She is the granddaughter of Bryce & Lynetta Day.

Garrett Kalous is graduating from Fort Morgan High School and is planning to attend Northeastern Junior College and major in Ag Business. He is the son of Matt & Heather Kalous.

Heidi Price is graduating from Byers High School and is planning to attend the University of Arkansas and major in Agriculture Regulations.  She is the daughter of Robin & Terrell Price.

Ethan Schneller is graduating from Holyoke High School and is planning to attend Oklahoma State University and major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  He is the son of Dustin & Rena Schneller.


Premier Farm Credit is a mission-driven lender owned entirely by its member-owners focused on supporting rural communities and agriculture, today and tomorrow. This scholarship program is one of many ways Premier supports youth and our communities, and the scholarship selection is based on academic aptitude, vocational promise, personal attributes, leadership and financial need. Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a current stockholder, or be a current stockholder themselves. Children or grandchildren of employees or Board members are not eligible.

As part of the Farm Credit System (established in 1916), Premier Farm Credit serves Northeast Colorado and the surrounding areas with loans, leases, insurance and appraisals for agriculture and ag-related businesses. Premier Farm Credit has aggregate loan volume of approximately $950 million and has offices in Sterling, Fort Morgan, Yuma and Holyoke.

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