Samuel Wildman, of South Charleston, Ohio, has been awarded the Charles Ingraham Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school years. The scholarship amount is for $4,500.
Wildman, son of Charles and Carol Wildman, is a junior at The Ohio State University, majoring in agribusiness and applied economics. He is a member of the Agribusiness Club, Crops Club, and Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. Wildman plans to pursue a career in marketing and public relations while staying involved with the family farm.
The Charles Ingraham 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.
Samuel Wildman, left, recipient of the Charles Ingraham Scholarship, and Charles Ingraham, donor.
Ingraham is an agricultural economist, professor emeritus, The Ohio State University. He grew up on his father's valley fruit farm near Marietta. He was county agent in Hamilton and Hocking counties and state extension livestock marketing specialist and state extension business management specialist with teaching, extension and research responsibilities in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, The Ohio State University.