UnitedAg awards $20,500 to Twenty-One Students in the Central Valley and neighboring Counties

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VISALIA, Calif., May 10, 2019 - Twenty-one students in the Central Valley and neighboring counties have received scholarship awards totaling $20,500.

UnitedAg awarded the scholarships after reviewing 82 submitted applications. Applicants submitted in addition to detailed information, an essay focused on California’s current economy and what percentage is represented by agriculture.

UnitedAg is proud to announce the following winners:

  • Ashlyn Geiger; McCorkle Farms; Glenn.
  • Madelyn Reed; Mountain View Cold Storage; Reedley.
  • Brandon Harden; Green Rubber-Kennedy Ag, LP; Salinas.
  • Justin Rentfro; Associated Feed & Supply; Tulare.
  • Denver Noell; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Sandy Rubio; Neil Jones Food Company / Toma-Tek; Firebaugh.
  • Jazmin Rios Martinez; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Michele Noell; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Juan Jose Chairez Jr.; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Venissia Garcia; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Brian Valencia; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Jonah Nester; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Julie Edwards; Pacific Ag Consulting; Visalia.
  • Dane Marrione; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Jonah Lascano; Associated Feed & Supply; Tulare.
  • Adriana Gamino; Neil Jones Food Company / Toma-Tek;
  • Oscar Garcia; Dover Dairy Farms; Hanford.
  • Celeste Argueta; Nichols Farms, Inc.; Hanford.
  • Savanah Riddle; Associated Feed & Supply; Tulare.
  • Miranda Devan; Braga Fresh Family Farms; Soledad.
  • Ben Lascano; Associated Feed & Supply; Tulare.

The Scholarship Awards Ceremony luncheon was held Tuesday May 7th at 11:30 am 2019 at Tommy’s located at: 130 N Encina, Visalia, CA 93291.

For further information, contact Maribel Ochoa at 949.471.3206

mochoa@unitedag.org

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