Lucas County awards scholarships

The Lucas County Farm Bureau has awarded six scholarships to deserving students in their county.

Nicole McMullen, of Monclova, is a current student at Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute where she is studying agriscience education. She is involved in General Livestock Judging, Collegiate FFA and is secretary of the Agricultural Communicators, Educators and Leaders of Tomorrow. Her professional goal is to become an agriscience educator and an FFA advisor after graduation.

Laura Caswell, a recent graduate of Anthony Wayne High School, is the daughter of Lisa Caswell, Whitehouse. Laura was involved in FFA, band, church youth group, and was a hippotherapy volunteer. She will be attending the University of Findlay where she will studying pre-vet medicine.

Haley Schmersal of Whitehouse is a current student at ATI where she is studying agricultural communications. She is involved with collegiate FFA, and Agricultural, Educators and Leaders of Tomorrow.

Megan Perry of Whitehouse just completed her associates of science with an emphasis on animal science at ATI. She will attend The Ohio State University in the fall where she will major in animal sciences and minor in agriculture business. She is a member of the OSU Saddle and Sirloin, Team Purebred National Junior Organization, National Junior Swine Association, OH Pigs and OSU-ATI Hoof and Hide.

Nathan Barney of Monclova recently completed his freshman year at the University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne where he studied business management. Nathan’s future plans include raising beef cattle with his family and working with the family show pig business as well as working for a crop insurance company.

Rebecca Brown is the daughter of Dianne Brown, Maumee. A recent graduate of Springfield High School, Rebecca was involved in National Honor Society and was named on the NLL Academic Team, District 7 All Academic Team, OHSVCA Academic Honors and was on the honor roll. She plans to pursue a degree in nursing at Owens Community College in the fall.

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