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Hamilton County Scholarship winners announced

Published Jun. 5, 2013 | Discuss this article on Facebook


Hamilton County Farm Bureau is proud to award scholarships to three exemplary and highly qualified students.  The scholarships were awarded to:

$1,000 Active:  Luke Roell.  Luke is currently attending Xavier University.  He is working toward a degree in mathematics with a minor or possibly a double major in economics. His plan is to be a statistician.  Luke has participated in the Xavier Manresa Orientation Team, Relay for Life, and Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital. He is involved in Lasalle Baseball, Cross County Track, helped with Lasalle’s canned food drive and is a member of the Lasalle National Honor Society. Luke has worked at Roell Limited Partnership, Lake’s Sporting Goods and Xavier University’s Bookstore. His responsibilities at home were helping with milking the cows, feeding the calves and helped in the fields in the summer at the Roell family dairy farm. Hamilton County Farm Bureau is proud to award Luke with this scholarship.

$1,000 FFA:  Caitlin Harrington.  Caitlin plans to attend either the University of Findlay or University of Kentucky. She is working toward a degree in Animal Science and Political Science.  Her goal is to travel the world and teach sustainable agriculture to developing countries. Caitlin has been involved in the National Technical Honor Society, the Equity Council (a school organization promoting equality and a safe environment), Cincinnati Museum Center as a youth volunteer. She was the Hamilton County Park District President of Diamond Oaks FFA Chapter, and has volunteered on multiple political campaigns in 2012. As a Hamilton county Park District volunteer she has helped tech special needs children and adults to ride horses and us them as therapy physically and emotionally.  Caitlin has worked at Parky’s Farm (an educational working farm located in the suburbs of Cincinnati) feeding, training and taking care of  goats, horses, Llamas, alpacas, miniature horses, pigs, chickens, donkeys, sheep and cows as well as other activities on the farm. Hamilton County Farm Bureau is proud to award Caitlin with this scholarship.

$500 Associate:  Shelby Ryan Krimmer.  Shelby attends Xavier University. She is working toward a degree as an Intervention Specialist (special education). Shelby want to become a special education teacher, intervention specialist, and work in a high school with kids who have mild to moderate disability. She has participated in Autism Speaks, AFS, Varsity Soccer, Basketball, Softball and Spirit Club. She has been on the Merit roll all four years of high school and has received the Dean’s award. Shelby also participates in church dinners, has been an officer at Camp Christian and participated in the warrior run for Autism Speaks Run/Walk. She has worked as kitchen staff at Italianette Pizza and babysits. Hamilton County Farm Bureau is proud to award Shelby with this scholarship.

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