Premier Farm Credit Awards Four Local $1,000 Scholarships

After reviewing several great applications and making a decision, Premier Farm Credit’s 2024 Scholarship Recipients are:

Cassidy Goddard is graduating from Haxtun High School and is planning to major in Business Administration at Black Hills State University. She is the daughter of Casey and Lindsay Goddard and granddaughter of Claude and Joann Goddard.

Addicyn Kessinger is graduating from Akron High School and is planning to attend Black Hills State University and major in Exercise and Sport Science. She is the daughter of Kory and Shanan Kessinger and granddaughter of Lila Kessinger

Tayla Martin is graduating from Holyoke High School and is planning to attend CU-Boulder and major in Accounting and Ag Business. She is the daughter of KC and Gina Martin and granddaughter of Terry Martin.

Carter Van Overbeke is graduating from Holyoke High School and is planning to attend an undecided university and major in Mechanical Engineering. He is the son of Troy and Michelle Van Overbeke and grandson of Carl and Kathleen 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 $1 billion and has offices in Sterling, Fort Morgan, Yuma and Holyoke.

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