Central Texas Farm Credit to Award $10,000 in Scholarships to Agricultural Youth Leaders
McKenzie Arrott has been selected as a Central Texas Farm Credit scholarship recipient. The scholarship program, which began in 2016, awards $2,000 each to five high school graduating seniors who will pursue an agriculture related degree and plan to make a positive impact on the agriculture industry.
“McKenzie is an outstanding individual and the type of leader we want to represent Central Texas Farm Credit’s commitment to youth in agriculture,” said Jimmy Chambers, Central Texas Farm Credit, chief executive officer. “I am confident she will each impact the agricultural industry in a positive manner.”
The recipients are selected based on academic achievements, extra-curricular activities and an essay. McKenzie is a senior at Ballinger High School in Ballinger. She plans to attend Texas Tech University and will pursue a degree in Agricultural Economics.
About Central Texas Farm Credit
Central Texas Farm Credit provides financing for all types of rural real estate, including farms, ranches, rural homes and recreational property. The lender also finances livestock, equipment and the working capital needs of farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses. The Early-headquartered cooperative has branch offices in Brady, Early, Coleman, Comanche, Haskell, San Angelo, and San Saba. It is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, which celebrated its 100th anniversary last year.
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