Wayne County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce its 2021 scholarship recipients:
Halle Miller – Halle is the daughter of Michael and Robin Miller and is a 2021 graduate of Norwayne High School. She plans to major in business administration at the University of Akron. While Halle plans to keep her options open, ultimately, she would love to be part of the sales or marketing team for one of the dog food companies affiliated with the JM Smucker Company, or work for Certified Angus Beef.
“In such a role, I will be able to have an even bigger impact in shaping the way America views agriculture.” Congratulations Halle!
Kaitlyn Praisler– Kaitlyn is the daughter of Kathy J. Praisler-Wood and Jeffrey Praisler. She currently attends Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky where she is studying Veterinary Technology. Kaityln has an anticipated graduation date of May 2023. After graduation, Kaitlyn hopes to return to Ohio and obtain full-time employment as a registered veterinary technician. “I especially enjoy working with large animals and enjoy traveling to farms to provide care for farm animals as these animals are an important resource for Ohio farmers.” Good luck Kaitlyn!
Abbey Werstler– Abbey is the daughter of Melinda and Michael Werstler and is a graduate of Triway High School. She is currently attending The Ohio State University where she is studying agricultural Communications and minoring in youth development. Abbey has an anticipated graduation date of December 2021. Following graduation Abbey hopes to work for an organization such as Extension, a commodity group, or the state to advocate for agriculture on various platforms while also speaking, working with people and being a role model for others.
“I hope to work with one of these to create agriculture education programs for elementary schools to inspire kids to learn more about where their food comes from and potentially be interested in some aspect of agriculture.” Best of luck Abbey!