Van Wert County Farm Bureau is proud to announce this year’s scholarship winners. Each year we receive a number of applications from students throughout Van Wert County. Applicants must either be a Farm Bureau member or their parents, have a Ag related major, come from an Ag related background, or been an active participant in an Ag related service and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Tara Vorst, daughter of Chris Vorst of Middle Point, OH, graduated from Delphos Saint Johns and plans to attend either The Ohio State University or Cincinnati University and major in nursing. Tara participated in student council where she served as president, National Honor Society, Delphos Junior Optimist and Future Teachers of America Association, 4-H cam councilor and 10 year member of 4-H. She has received many awards in both sports and in 4-H and volunteers throughout the community.
Lauren Schmid, is the daughter of Kent and Jane Schmid of Van Wert, OH graduated from Crestview High School and plans to attend Bowling Green State University to major in Business. Lauren has been active in FCCLA-4 years, FFA-4 years and chapter president, Student Council -four years, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Jr. Fair Board-four years, and was involved in may high school sports programs. She was awarded the FFA Start Chapter Farmer award for 2014-2015 and was named Student of the Month her senior year