Farm Credit of Northwest Florida Awards $9,000 in Scholarships

6/20/2019

Marianna-Fla.-Scholarships are among many ways Farm Credit of Northwest Florida invests in the future of agriculture and helps prepare today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders. Over the last four years, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has awarded $36,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers that promote agriculture. The recipients have strong ambition and come from a variety of farming and rural community backgrounds.

We are excited to honor the 2019 Scholarship recipients including: Ally Ashworth and Avarie Jackson both of Jay High School, Cole Jordan of Malone High School, Anslie Yoder of Altha Public School, Creed King of Leon High School and Toriann Winton of Lincoln High School.

"Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is proud to acknowledge the impact the students have made and will continue to make on our rural communities," President and CEO, Rick Biter said. "We wish them the best as they move into the next chapter of their lives and toward their academic careers."

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is a member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in Marianna, Fla., that serves 18 counties throughout the Florida Panhandle. Farm Credit offers highly competitive credit to meet the financing needs of farmers, agribusinesses, rural landowners and homeowners. At Farm Credit, we are AgVocators, meaning that we actively support the well-being of agriculture and rural America. Our desire through these scholarships is to encourage new AgVocators to use their talents to create better communities where they live. For more information about the types of financing or how cooperative lenders share their profits with borrowers, go to www.farmcredit-fl.com.