The Sorghum Foundation awards three agricultural scholarships of $1,500

The National Sorghum Foundation presented a total of $4,500 in scholarships to three students. The winning students are Joshua Strine and Trace Harris from Texas A&M University and Benjamin Kamrath from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Each scholarship provides subsequent winners with $1,500 to help pay for their education costs.

The National Grain Sorghum Foundation promotes sorghum research and education and develops the leadership potential of active university students interested in studying agriculture and, more specifically, the sorghum industry.

“The National Sorghum Foundation is very pleased to offer scholarships to these outstanding students.” said NSF President Larry Lambright. “Their strong academic performance as well as their leadership activities make them highly worthy of these scholarships.”

Joshua Strine, Texas A&M
The Bill Kubecka Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Strine, a native of Bryan, Texas, and currently in graduate school at TAMU. Strine is pursuing a master’s degree in agricultural economics and plans to work in agricultural finance, particularly as it relates to commodities.

Strine will also have the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC with the National Sorghum Growers as part of the Fellowship to learn about policies and regulations impacting the US sorghum industry.

Trace Harris, Texas A&M
The Bruce Maunder Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Harris, who is a junior agricultural economics student at TAMU in Poth, Texas. After graduation, Harris plans to pursue a career in agricultural credit.

Benjamin Kamrath, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The The Darrell Rosenow Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kamrath, of Columbus, Nebraska. Kamrath is a second year agronomy student at UNL. After graduating, Kamrath plans to work in seed sales as an agronomist.

“The National Sorghum Foundation’s mission is to further develop the leadership potential of active university students who have an interest in agricultural studies, but in particular sorghum,” said NSF Board Vice Chairman Bobby Nedbalek. “Through this mission, we are pleased to award scholarships to these three very deserving students and look forward to what they will achieve in their respective studies.

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