ST. PAUL, Minn. (PRNewswire) -- The CHS Foundation has awarded 75 $1,000 scholarships to college students studying agriculture. This year's recipients include 50 high school seniors and 25 two-year college students from 27 states. The CHS Foundation is the major giving entity of CHS Inc., (Nasdaq: CHSCP) the nation's leading cooperative, owned by farmers, ranchers and co-ops across the United States.
"The CHS Foundation values the opportunity to help build the next generation of leaders in the production, science, technology and business of agriculture," says William J. Nelson, CHS Foundation president. "We are proud to support these promising students who will play an important role in the future of agriculture." See below for a list of high school and two-year college scholarship recipients.
Erin Morrison of Belle Plaine, attending Purdue University
Samantha Welu of Milroy, South Dakota State University
Connor McCormick of Caledonia, St. Olaf College
Sarah Marketon of Howard Lake, UofM
Katelyn Asfeld of Kimball, UofM
Jacqueline Nicole Martin of Reading, UofM
Justin Siewert of Lake City, UofM
*Alex Henry Bakker of Balaton, Ridgewater College
*Ryan Horstmann of Winsted, Ridgewater
*Makayla Jenkins of Winnebago, Ridgewater
*Melissa Sue Miller of West Union, Ridgewater
*Jacob Scott Sjostrom of Lafayette, South Central College
Karlie Jo Matejcek of Brocket, North Dakota State University
*Emily Christina Paul of Rugby, Bismarck State College
*Daniel Benjamin Deck of Harvey, Bismarck
Emm Christensen of Big Stone City, SDSU
*denotes two-year scholarship recipients; all others are high school scholarship recipients.