Pleasanton, Texas – Texas Farm Credit recently recognized students in their AgStudent of the Month program.
Texas Farm Credit has a mission to support agriculture and rural communities today and tomorrow. The customer-owned cooperative proudly offers two programs that recognize high school seniors who excel in the classroom and in their FFA chapters and 4-H clubs.
Each year Texas Farm Credit presents $2,000 postsecondary scholarships to five future ag leaders who live in Texas Farm Credit’s 100-county territory. The scholarship program is named in honor of the late Marsha Pyle Martin, a native of Paris, Texas, who was board chairman and chief executive officer of the Farm Credit Administration from 1994 to 2000. In addition, every Texas Farm Credit branch recognizes one outstanding student per month from January to April of the school year. Winners receive $100 Visa gift cards and advance to the selection process for the Marsha Martin Scholarship program.
For the months of January and February, the Texas Farm Credit Pleasanton branch is pleased to announce their AgStudent of the Month, respectfully, to Hunter Underbrink (January) and Serah Kate Blair (February) who were presented with a certificate and gift card by Branch Manager Sarah Franklin. Their applications were chosen among many high school student applications throughout Texas. They have demonstrated both academic success and other achievements during their high school years, and they should be very proud of their accomplishments!
Texas Farm Credit finances agricultural operations, agribusinesses and rural real estate. Headquartered in Robstown, it serves 100 Texas counties and has lending offices in Bandera, Beaumont, Bonham, Brenham, Fairfield, Gainesville, Nacogdoches, Pleasanton, Raymondville, Robstown, Rockwall, San Antonio, Sulphur Springs, The Woodlands, Tyler, Uvalde and Weslaco. It is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, a network of rural financing cooperatives established in 1916.