Premier Farm Credit Awards Four $1,000 Scholarships

Premier Farm Credit awards four $1,000 Scholarships to local students

“The future of rural communities and agriculture will rest on the shoulders of our youth so we will continue to invest in their education,” Becky Lenz, Board Chair said. “Congratulations and best of luck to the scholarship recipients!”

After reviewing some great applications and making their decision, Premier Farm Credit’s 2022 Scholarship Winners are:

Brooklyn Plumb is graduating from Haxtun High School and is planning to attend Northeastern Junior College and major in Animal Science. She is the daughter of Jeff & Kendra Plumb.

Kellum Carnahan is graduating from Revere High School and is planning to attend Northeastern Junior College and major in Vet Science and Ag Business. He is the son of Brenda Carnahan.

Alli Stromberger is graduating from Caliche High School and is planning to attend the University of Wyoming and major in Speech Pathology. She is the daughter of Brad & Jonna Stromberger.

Zachary Karg is a Merino High School graduate and is attending South Dakota School of Mines majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Son of Bob & Elissa Karg.

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 $850 million and has offices in Sterling, Fort Morgan, Yuma and Holyoke.

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