FCS Financial Awards $51,000 in Scholarships

April 25, 2017 | Categories: News Release, Scholarships & Awards, Youth Groups

FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than half a million dollars has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members.

“Today’s youth will be tomorrow’s agricultural leaders. FCS Financial is committed to help them succeed by furthering their education because our rural communities are the mainstay of a thriving agricultural industry and economy in Missouri,” says David Janish, CEO.

Those receiving an FCS Financial scholarship for 2017 are Kaitlin Arnold, Orrick; Abigail Bertz, Mayview; Allison Bertz, Mayview; Emily Chisum, Niangua; Carly Claflin, Sheldon; Emily Engemann, Hermann; Kelly Gann, Saint Joseph; Jeremiah Gebhardt, Salisbury; Hayllie Gibler, Centralia; Seth Gibson, Norborne; Michaela Gottman, Monroe City; Jacob Graham, Hamilton; Tiffany Hartzler, Harrisonville; Vance Hesse, Cole Camp; Caleb Hudson, Middletown; Tucker Huebner, Owensville; Rebecca Jacquin, Linn; Elly Liebenguth, Garden City; Dillon Linneman, Carrollton; Kelsi McQuinn, Stanberry; Regan Meyer, Stanberry; Carson Mowery, Salem; Sydney Oberdiek, Platte City; Elizabeth Pomerenke, Sweet Springs; Melaina Salmon, Creighton; Jeb Schaefer, Callao; Samantha Schnake, Stotts City; Evan Schnitker, Clarksdale; Mariana Schroer, O’Fallon; Clayton Stoll, Stanberry; Max Stoner, Preston; Johnnie Trytsman, Walker; Madison Walkup, Gower; and Megan Werdehausen, St. Thomas.

The 2018 Scholarship Application will be available at www.myfcsfinancial.com by September 2017.

FCS Financial serves 102 counties through 21 branch offices in Missouri and is a member of the Farm Credit System. The system is a nationwide network of cooperative lending institutions that provides credit and financial services to farmers, ranchers, rural residents and agribusinesses. With more than 100 years of agricultural lending experience, the Farm Credit System is the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States.

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