Brown Scholarships

Brown County Farm Bureau is pleased to award five $500 scholarships to graduating seniors. The recipients for 2023:

  • Logan Souder, a 2023 graduate of Eastern Brown High School, is the son of Terrance and Emily Souder of Georgetown. Logan plans to attend Ohio University. He will pursue a degree in astrophysics.
  • Peyton Schadle, a 2023 graduate of Georgetown High School, is the son of Adam and Jennifer Schadle of Ripley. Peyton plans to pursue a degree in business management and professional golf management at Southern State Community College.
  • Bailey Joy Davis, a 2023 graduate of Ripley High School, is the daughter of Doug and Tami Davis of Winchester. Bailey plans to attend Southern State Community College in the fall and major in nursing.
  • Dawson Hitt, is a 2023 graduate of Western Brown High School. He is the son of Dale and Diana Hitt of Hamersville. Dawson will attend Wilmington College and major in agricultural education.
  • Taylor Neal, is also a 2023 graduate of Western Brown High School. She is the daughter of William Neal and Courtney Duggins. Taylor will attend Morehead State University to pursue a degree in nursing. 

We wish these wonderful seniors the best of luck in their future endeavors and are grateful to have the opportunity to lessen the financial burden of furthering their education.

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Way Farms

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Van Wert County Farm Bureau

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Darke County Farm Bureau

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Clark County Farm Bureau

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Coshocton County Farm Bureau

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Groovy Plants Ranch

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Hardin County Farm Bureau

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Trumbull County Farm Bureau

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