(ANGLETON, TX)—Continuing education after high school can be costly, that’s why Brazoria-Galveston County Farm Bureau awarded a $4,000 scholarship to a Galveston County student. They also awarded another $4,000 scholarship to a student from Brazoria County.
“We offer these scholarships to support our local youth,” Brazoria-Galveston County Farm Bureau President Tom Ferguson said. “Trade school, college and university educations can be expensive. Scholarships are our way to provide assistance. It’s also our way to invest in the future of Texas.”
Katheryn Sefcik of Santa Fe High School received the scholarship for a Galveston County student.
“This young woman was selected based on her academic, scholastic and agricultural involvement,” Ferguson said. “We are proud of her commitment to her education and to agriculture.”
Ms. Sefcik graduated in the top half of her class from Santa Fe High School. During high school she was active in the Santa Fe High School FFA Chapter serving as a Vice President and she showed steers all over the state of Texas. She was also involved in student council and H.O.S.A. Katie is attending College of the Mainland in the fall and then transferring to Texas A&M University next year. She plans to pursue a career in the agriculture industry.
“We are confident these students will be successful in their future endeavors and look forward to following their college careers,” Ferguson said.
A list of TFB scholarships and other opportunities for Texas youth can be found online at http://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities.