The 2018 Fred Pursley Scholarship recipient is Tanner Shinkle. Tanner is the son of Dave and Abby Shinkle, who reside in Waynesville, Ohio. He is a 2018 graduate of Waynesville High School and will be attending The Ohio State University in the fall where he plans to pursue a degree in agricultural engineering. He desires to design, prototype and implement cutting-edge technology into the agricultural field. His dedication has been shown throughout his life.
Tanner was a member of the National Honor Society while attending high school. Not only is Tanner a bright student, but he was also an athlete on the Waynesville High School Swim Team. When Tanner is not busy with his academics and athletics, he can be found at Fair Wind Farms where he works to keep horses maintained and healthy. He also can be found working at Shinkle Farms where he cares for the livestock. On top of being active on two farms he also can be seen working for Miller Lawn and Landscape Company mowing grass and landscaping.
Congratulations Tanner! Warren County is proud to support Tanner in his academic endeavors. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!