Ag Future scholarships announced

Garden City Telegram

American Implement and Western State Bank have announced the winners of their 2021 Ag Future Scholarships.

The scholarship program provides a total of 10, $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who intend to pursue an Ag-related program or degree at a university, community college or technical school.

Applicants from 16 western Kansas counties applied, and the following students were chosen as recipients:

-  Blakely Aldridge, Weskan High School

-  Garin Cooper, Saint Francis Community High School

-  Kayler Getz, Quinter High School

-  Cole Lehman, Ingalls High School

-  Rilee McGraw, Garden City High School

-  Matthew Morgan, Lakin High School

-  Halle Robinson, Dodge City High School

-  Dane Scheetz, Oakley Senior High

-  Aaron Skidmore, South Gray High School

-   Landon Trout, Scott Community High School

To qualify for the scholarship, students were required to have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average, reside in a qualifying western Kansas or eastern Colorado county, and plan to pursue an Ag-related program. Additional factors such as grades, letters of recommendation, community involvement and participation in extracurricular activities were also considered.