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The Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has introduced They’re presently accepting purposes for the Holder-Bush Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded yearly Inside The quantity of $300 to a deserving Cumberland County scholar majoring in some area of agriculture at Tennessee Know-how College in Cookeville.  

Started in 1986, the scholarship was Arrange as a memorial to Elmer Holder who served Cumberland County As a Outcome of the District Conservationist with the USDA Soil Conservation Service (now Usually acknowledged As a Outcome of the Pure Assets Conservation Service) for 22 years. Mr. Holder was changed by Chester Bush As a Outcome of the District Conservationist for Cumberland County and served in that performance for 29 years.  

The SWCD Board decided To vary the identify of this scholarship to the Holder-Bush Scholarship to honor each former District Conservationists For his or her exhausting work and dedication to the conservation of our natural resources and to the people of Cumberland County.

Applications Might Even be acquireed On the steerage counselors’ or vocational agriculture teachers’ workplaces at Cumberland County Highschool, Stone Memorial Highschool and the Phoenix School. They are additionally out there On the District Office located Inside the U.S. Division of Agriculture (USDA) Service Center at 314 Previous Jamestown Freeway beside the U.S. Submit Office.  For extra information contact the District office at 484-5442, ext. 3 or e-mail SCD Office Supervisor Lynn Carey at [email protected].

The Cumberland County SWCD Board of Supervisors should acquire purposes and accomplished resumes no later than March 17, 2022. Anyone planning to attend or presently attending Tennessee Tech and majoring in agriculture Is impressed To use.

All packages and providers of the Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis with out regard to race, colour, nationwide origin, religion, intercourse, age, marital standing, or handicap.