Alayna Teiga, $1000
Alayna is the daughter of Michael and Sandy Teiga of Loudonville and will be graduating this spring. Alayna plans to attend The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute this fall and, eventually, obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Throughout high school, Alayna has been involved in the Empress Valley IEA Equestrian Team, several 4-H Clubs, and the Ashland County 4-H Food and Fashion Board/Ashland County 4-H Teen Council. Alayna’s goal is to ultimately become a large animal veterinarian and return to Ashland County. Good luck Alayna!
Emily Wesner, $1000
Emily is the daughter of Martin and Jennifer Wesner of Ashland and a 2016 graduate of Ashland High School. Emily currently attends Wilmington College and studies Agricultural Communications with a minor in Business Administration. Some of Emily’s activities at Wilmington College include involvement with Kappa Delta Sorority, Wilmington College Aggies, and Wilmington College Collegiate Farm Bureau. Recently, Emily received her American FFA degree and was the Ashland County Fair Queen. After graduation, Emily hopes to continue her business, M&E Show Pigs and to join an agricultural-based company’s communications department. Congratulations Emily!
Samantha Raubenolt, $500
Samantha is the daughter of Chad and Jody Raubenolt of Lakeville and will be graduating this spring from the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center (Hillsdale High School). After graduation, Samantha plans to attend Penn Foster College and major in their Veterinary Technician program. While in high school, Samantha was involved in FFA, served as a Student Ambassador, and participated in Ashland County 4-H. Currently, Samantha works at Spring Meadow Veterinary Clinic as a Kennel Assistant. Congratulations on receiving a scholarship Samantha!
Samantha Augustine, $500
Samantha is the daughter of Jad and Carla Augustine of Loudonville and will graduate this spring from Loudonville High School. This fall, Samantha plans to attend The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute and major in Agricultural Communications. While in high school, Samantha has been involved in the Loudonville FFA program, 4-H, and the Loudonville National Honor Society. Samantha received her Ohio FFA State degree last year and has served as the Loudonville FFA Chapter Secretary, Sentinel, and President while in high school. Samantha’s goal after graduating from college is to become an advocate for agriculture. Good luck Samantha!