The Ohio State University
Laura Whalin, of Stockport, has been awarded the Farm Credit Services Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year. Whalin, the daughter of Brian and Elaine Whalin, is a freshman at The Ohio State University majoring in agribusiness and applied economics. She is a member of the Committee of 88, NSA Community Council, Alpha Zeta Partners and the Agricultural Education Society. A 2011 graduate of Waterford High School, Whalin plans to attend law school.
The Farm Credit Services Scholarship, open to agribusiness and applied economics majors at OSU, is awarded on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and potential contribution to the agricultural industry. It is one of several scholarships made available by agribusiness firms, individuals, and agricultural organizations for students interested in agribusiness, farm finance, agricultural marketing, farm management, and closely related areas.
Jack Haessly, president of the Frontier Local Economic Development Association (FLEDA), announces that Kayla McGregor is the recipient of this year's FLEDA Scholarship. McGregor has been awarded $250.
FLEDA has annually awarded two scholarships of $250 since 2007. This year only one scholarship was awarded. FLEDA serves to create economic and educational development through leadership within the Frontier community with a positive, unified development process.