Meet Our 2017 Preble County Farm Bureau Scholarship Winners!
Taylor Broermann is a $1,000 Preble County Farm Bureau Scholarship winner! She lives in Camden, Ohio with her parents, Mike and Lisa Broermann. Taylor is currently a sophomore at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is studying psychology, and hopes to become a psychologist that specializes in child psychology.
She is a member of the Varsity Miami University Track & Field and Cross Country Teams, and FCC staff member at the Miami University Rec. Center. She was captain of the Eaton High School Cross Country and Track & Field teams, was a PEER Leader, and Freshman Focus Mentor. She has been awarded for her dedication to those activities. Taylor was named All-MAC for cross country and indoor track, was the salutatorian of her high school, and was a member of the National Honor Society. Futher, Taylor was involved with the community. She is a part of the RedHawk Council at Miami University, was a member of All-Star Livestock 4-H Club, president of her 4-H club and served as the secretary and president of the Preble County Junior Fair Board. Also, she is currently an active member at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
In addition to her athletics and community and school involvement, Taylor also was a child caregiver, which consisted of coordinating meals and providing transportation. Throughout it all, Taylor has kept a smile on her face. Congratulations, Taylor!
Kerriston Wilson is also a $1,000 Preble County Farm Bureau Scholarship winner! She lives in Somerville, Ohio with her parents, Kerrick and Carole Wilson. Kerriston is currently attending Miami University to pursue an education in kinesiology & pre-med. She hopes to one day become a physical therapist.
Throughout her years in high school, Kerriston was a part of the cheerleading squad, 4-H, the Preble County Junior Fair Board and FFA. In college, she has been a member of the pre-physical therapy club, the skydiving club, Tri Delta Sorority, 4-H, and the Junior Fair Board, all while maintaining a good grade point average. She has received some distinctions for her efforts. Kerriston held a status on the Honor Roll, was in the top 10 of her high school graduating class, and earned the Scholar Athlete Award. Additionally, Kerriston has also been a presence within the community. Her involvement within 4-H has allowed her to serve as reporter and vice president of her 4-H club and reporter of the Junior Fair Board. Kerriston was also the 2016 Preble County Pork Queen.
Aside from her community service volunteering and school activities, Kerriston worked on Ker-Son Farms, at Bob Evans, and was a Miami University tutor. Her duties on the farm and at work required a great deal from her. Due to her hard work throughout life, Kerriston has formed into a diligent person. Congratulations, Kerriston!