Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Awards Scholarships

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Awards Scholarships

Thirty $1,000 scholarships are most in 46-yer history of the foundation.

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation has awarded $30,000 in scholarships to students furthering their education in the 2014-2015 academic year.

"The Foundation strongly believes in the importance of a sound education for tomorrow's industry leaders," says Scott Langemeier, president of the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation. "Thanks to the generosity of many donors and participants of the Retail Value Steer Challenge, our primary fundraiser, we were able to award these 30 scholarships, the greatest number in the 46 year history of the Foundation."

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Awards Scholarships

The following scholarship recipients will be recognized during the Nebraska Cattlemen Midyear Meeting in Gothenburg, June 12, at the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Lunch.
•Eilsabeth Loseke, Columbus, $1,000 Robert E. Lute II Memorial Scholarship
•Logan Kizer, Overton, $1,000 Frank and Shirley Sibert Scholarship
•Laura Gorecki, Farwell, $1,000 Bill Heller Memorial Scholarship
•Eilzabeth McDonald, Phillips, $1,000 Donavan Yoachim Memorial Scholarship
•Levi McPhillips, Columbus, $1,000 Cattlemen's Open Scholarship
•Bailey Hinrichs, Ayr, $1,000 Clarence and Lois Jean Hartmann Scholarship
•Ben Vrba, Schuyler, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Maci Lienemann, Princeton, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Jacob Sebade, Emerson, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Cody Drudik, Ord, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Larissa Wach, Wauneta, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Brandon Nichols, Bridgeport, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Cole Epley, Superior, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Eleanor Wagner, Petersburg, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Preston Nelson, Genoa, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Justin McCullough, Berwyn, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Morgan Rezac, Ceresco, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Judson Hoffschneider, Arlington, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Brittany Hilfiker, David City, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Benjamin Barelman, Coleridge, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Morgan Zumpfe, Friend, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Maranda Kegley, Kearney, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Matthew Grimes, Raymond, $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•McKenzie Beals, Alexandria - $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship
•Hannah Kesterson, Lincoln, $1,000 Nebraska Cattlemen Beef Pit Scholarship|
•Blaine Petersen, Cozad, $1,000 Colonel Melvin Huss Memorial Scholarship
•Curtis Wetovick, Fullerton, $1,000 Bill Pullen Scholarship
•Kara Ostrand, Mason City, $1,000 Ron and Shirley Huss Scholarship
•Haley Harthoorn, Ainsworth, $1,000 Martin Viersen Range Management Memorial Scholarship
•Sydney Gehl, Ericson - $1,000 Vance Uden Memorial Scholarship

To donate to the foundation or for more information about it, contact Lee Weide, Nebraska Cattlemen vice president of operations, at 402-475-2333 or Jana Jensen, NCF fundraising coordinator at 308-588-6299.
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