Monterey County Farm Bureau

Scholarships

MCFB & CC YF&R Scholarships for 2015

Monterey County Farm Bureau and Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers offer scholarships to high school seniors and college students for the 2015 - 2016 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 announce a total of $9,000 in scholarships to college students from Monterey & San Benito counties.

2015 Scholarship Winners

Six scholarships were awarded to students attending four year universities:

Dale McHaney is the recipient of a $750 scholarship from MCFB, $250 from CC YF&R, and $1,000 scholarship from American Ag Credit.  Dale is a graduate of Salinas High School and will attend Ca Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Bio-Resource and Ag Engineering, with a minor in Plant Science.

Andrew McHaney is the recipient of a $750 scholarship from MCFB, $250 from CC YF&R, and a $1,000 scholarship from American Ag Credit.  Andrew is graduate of Salinas High School and will attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Environmental Plant Science, with a minor in Pest Control.

Lauren Bellone is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Lauren is a graduate of Anzar High School and will attend CSU Chico majoring in Agricultural Education with a teaching credential.

Jynel Gularte is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from CC YF&R. Jynel is a graduate of Notre Dame High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Business.

Kellie Mancino is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Kellie is a graduate of San Benito High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Science, with a minor in Animal Science.

Emily Violini is the recipient of a $1,00 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Emily is a graduate of Salinas High School and will attend University of Wyoming (Laramie) majoring in Animal and Veterinary Science.


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.