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Pride Ag Resources Scholarships
I am pleased to announce that Pride Ag Resources in support of continued education for its members, is providing five $1000 scholarships.
Eligibility: Area high school seniors who will be graduating in May of 2015 and will be attending post education at Vo-Tech, Junior College or 4-year College will be eligible to apply.
Application:Applicants must be children of parents who are members of Pride Ag Resources and will need to apply before April 25th of 2015. Award money will be paid in two payments each semester to an education facility selected by winners. Scholarship winners will be announced prior to and will be recognized at the Pride Ag Resources Annual Meeting on May 8th , 2015 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Dodge City, KS.
Committee: Applicants will be selected by a committee of educators, retired employees, and business leaders. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and a statement of career and educational goals.
Recipients: The scholarship winners will need to provide a proof of passing at the end of semester, graduation certificate, and certification of enrollment for the post education selected. Payment will be made directly to the college after proof of enrollment.
2015 Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame Inductees to be Honored During Special Ceremony
Join us on Wednesday, March 11, as we honor Charles "Charlie" Ross and Larry Scott, this year's inductees into the Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame.
After the KFSA reception and dinner, we will recognize Mr. Ross posthumously for his visionary leadership in developing long-term power supply solutions for rural Kansas. Mr. Scott will be honored for advancing a cooperative culture where board training and parliamentary procedures were valued and the co-op was positioned for continued viability, now and in the future. Mr. Ross' nomination is sponsored by Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc., Topeka and Mr. Scott is sponsored by Pride Ag Resources, Dodge City.
The Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame was established in 1999 to honor individuals in Kansas who have been instrumental in developing and spreading the cooperative philosophy. The Hall of Fame is important for recognizing the contributions of co-op pioneers and honoring those who have gone "above and beyond the call" in advancing the cooperative philosophy.
Both inductees' biographical information will be placed alongside other honorees in the Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame showcase display at the Kansas State Fairgrounds. This permanent display, located in the Pride of Kansas Building, highlights the achievements of our state's great co-op leaders and preserves our cooperative history. It also plays a significant role in educating others about the uniqueness of the cooperative business model.
Committed to giving. Investing in communities, safety, future leaders—and the world.
At CHS, we’re committed to creating a strong future—and strong future leaders—for rural America and giving back to our communities with our time, talent and resources. So far we’ve contributed $8.8 million through the CHS Foundation and Corporate Citizenship. These investments help develop future ag leaders, invigorates our commitment to safety, builds vibrant communities and sustains our environment. And the best part? We’re far from finished. Learn more through our stewardship report about how CHS gives back to the community. Click here to learn how to apply.
In 2015, CHS will build on its commitment to developing future leaders by awarding more than 300 scholarships to agricultural-studies students, 100 of which will be given to high school students pursuing agricultural-studies degrees. Applications for 2015/2016 are now available. Click here to learn more.