Mountain Home student awarded $1,500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship

Friday, July 31, 2020
Kamryn Orr Judging Dairy cattle for FFA in 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME, ID – Recent Mountain Home Senior High School graduate Kamryn Orr has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Bayer Fund. In the fall, Orr will study Agricultural Sales & Marketing at University of Idaho.

“Bayer Fund is committed to improving educational opportunities in STEM fields for students in rural communities. The Grow Ag Leaders program provides an opportunity to help youth across the country with college expenses and encourage their pursuit of an ag education,” said Michelle Insco, Program Officer, Bayer Fund.

The future of agriculture relies on talented young people like Orr to fill thousands of jobs in a variety of fields, such as plant science, engineering, communications, finance and more. For the full story, pick up a copy of the Mountain Home News or click on this link to subscribe to the newspaper's online edition.

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