Friday, May 18, 2018

UnitedAg Awards $2,000 to student in Coachella Valley

May 18, 2018

UnitedAg Awards $2,000 to Ryan Percy a student at Desert Christian Academy High School.

UnitedAg is proud to announce that it has awarded the Agribusiness Education Foundation Scholarship Award to Ryan Percy from Desert Christian Academy High School. The scholarship awarded can be used towards room and board, tuition, books and other educational expenses. Beginning this Summer, Ryan will be attending the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo to pursue a degree in agricultural engineering. Ryan is a member-affiliated student through Ocean Mist Farms a member company headquartered in Castroville, California.

UnitedAg awarded the scholarships after reviewing 86 submitted applications. Applicants submitted in addition to detailed information, an essay focused on the top issues impacting agriculture and new challenges and opportunities that farmers face every day.

About UnitedAg

UnitedAg is a multi-commodity member-owned agricultural trade association dedicated to providing innovative solutions for a strong and healthy agricultural industry. Our over 800 agriculture affiliated member organizations network and share creative ways to transform our ever changing industry. UnitedAg strives to bring innovative solutions to agribusiness by meeting our member’s employee benefit needs, advocating for ag with lawmakers and helping members comply with regulations.

For further information, contact Maribel Ochoa at 800.223.4590