Capital Farm Credit continued its commitment to youth in agriculture in 2019, awarding 128 scholarships to Texas students.
A total of $126K was awarded to graduating high school seniors from the Association’s 72 branch offices. Additional scholarships were granted at the collegiate level through college and university programs.
Since the commencement of its 100 Scholarships in 100 Days program in 2016, Capital Farm Credit has given more than $350K in student scholarships.
“It is truly a pleasure to reward the next generation of leaders in agriculture through our scholarship program,” said Ben Novosad, chief executive officer. “Here at Capital Farm Credit we are passionate about investing in the future of Texas agriculture. As students continue to exceed expectations, so will the support of Capital Farm Credit.”
Abbie Lanier, Jourdanton High School and Autumn Hagen, Pleasanton High School were the two recipients of $1,000 scholarships in Atascosa County.
For more than 100 years, Capital Farm Credit has supported rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Capital Farm Credit is a proud member of the Farm Credit system and serves more than 21,500 members, with loans outstanding totaling more than $7.8 billion. Headquartered in Bryan, Texas, Capital Farm Credit has offices serving 192 of Texas’ 254 counties.
For more information about its financial services, patronage dividend program and office locations, visit www.capitalfarmcredit.com/.