Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Shane Williams and Eric Renner  for winning this years Van Wert Farm Bureau Scholarship!

Shane Williams is the sone of Nick and Lori Williams of Van Wert, and currently attends Lincolnview High School. He is active in FFA (treasurer), Varsity Basketball, and marching band in school and is also a member of 4-H and on the Jr. Fair Board. Shane plans to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio and major in Agriculture. 

Eric Renner will be a senior this fall at The Ohio State University.  He is majoring in Agricultural Systems Management with an interest in Precision Agriculture.  He has already completed his minor in Agri-business.  This fall he will return for his second year as a resident advisor in the resident hall that the Agricultural Learning Community is based in at OSU.  He will continue his membership in the Towers Agricultural Honorary, Ag Systems Management Club, and Voyagers (a study abroad based club).  This past summer Eric did an Ag based study abroad trip to China in which he learned a great deal about Chinese Agriculture and their rural population.  Eric’s parents, Carl and Kathy Renner, operate a small family run dairy, beef, and grain farm near Landeck, OH.


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