Monterey County Farm Bureau

Scholarships

Monterey County Farm Bureau, Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers, and American Ag Credit announce a total of $9,500 in scholarships to college students from Monterey & San Benito counties.

2016 Scholarship Winners

Seven scholarships were awarded to students attending four year universities:

Emily Violini is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from CC YF&R and a $1,000 scholarship from American AgCredit.  Emily is a graduate of Salinas High School and attends University of Wyoming, Laramie majoring in Animal and Veterinary Science with Pre-Vet option.

Jack Richardson is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from CC YF&R and a $1,000 scholarship from American AgCredit.  Jack is a graduate of Palma School and will attend Stanford University majoring in Economics, with a minor in Ag Economics.

Andrew McHaney is the recipient of a $750 scholarship from MCFB and $1,250 from CC YF&R.  Andrew is graduate of Salinas High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Plant Science, with a minor in Crop Science.

Dale McHaney is the recipient of a $750 scholarship from MCFB and a $750 from CC YF&R. Dale is a graduate of Salinas High School and attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Engineering, with a minor in Crop Science.

Bryce Umbarger is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Bryce is a graduate of King City High School and will attend University of California, Davis majoring in Animal Science, with a minor in Business.

Guadalupe Lara Fernandez is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Guadalupe is a graduate of North Monterey County High School and will attend California State University, Monterey Bay majoring in Business Administration, with a minor in AgriBusiness.

Marzita Trujillo is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from CC YF&R.  Marzita is a graduate of Greenfield High School and attends Cal Poly Pomona majoring in Agriculture Business.


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.