Monterey County Farm Bureau

Scholarships

MCFB & CC YF&R Scholarships for 2014

Monterey County Farm Bureau and Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers offer scholarships to high school seniors and college students for the 2014 - 2015 academic year.  Students must have attended and graduated from a Monterey County or San Benito County High School and plan to attend or are attending a university or community college majoring in an Agricultural curriculum.   Scholarship award amounts are dependent on the number of applications and amount of awards given.

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers, and American Ag Credit are pleased to announce a total of $10,000 in scholarships to college students from Monterey & San Benito counties.


2014 Scholarship Winners

Six scholarships were awarded to students attending four year universities and four scholarships were awarded to students attending a community college.

Erica Bianchi is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship from CC YF&R and $1,000 scholarship from American Ag Credit.  Erica is a graduate of San Benito High School and attends California State University, Fresno majoring in AgriBusiness.

Jimmy Goudge is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship from CC YF&R and a $1,000 scholarship from American Ag Credit.  Jimmy is graduate of Anzar High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Systems Management.

Lauren Bellon is the recipient of a $1,250 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Lauren is a graduate of Anzar High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Science.

Heidi Morisoli is the recipient of a $750 scholarship from MCFB.  Heidi is a graduate of Salinas High School and plans to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Science.

Cecilia Krogsgaard-Sanchez is the recipient of a $750 scholarship from MCFB.  Cecilia is a graduate of Salinas High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Animal Science.

Jorge (Ben) Gomez is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from MCFB.  Ben is a graduate of Salinas High School and plans to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Ag Environmental Plant Science.

Karina Medrano is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Karina is a graduate of Salinas High School and plans to attend Cuesta College (Ag major undeclared).

Lauren Ivey is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Lauren is a graduate of Salinas High School and plans to attend Modesto Junior College majoring in Animal Science.

Justin Carroll is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Justin is a graduate of Salinas High School and plans to attend Modesto Junior College (Ag major undeclared).

Justin Massa is the recipient of a $250 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Justin graduated from Soledad High School and plans to attend Hartnell College majoring in Food Safety.


MCFB and CCYF&R are pleased to award scholarships each year to deserving students who desire a career in food production or ranching.  Both organizations work hard to give back to the agricultural community through fundraisers, bar-b-ques and support of other agricultural non-profit organizations.