Walker County’s Lauren Pike has been chosen to acquire a scholarship from the Georgia Basis for Agriculture (GFA). Pike is Definitely one of eight rising school juniors and seniors statewide chosen to acquire a $2,000 scholarship.
The scholarships acknowledge deserving and excellent college students Who’re pursuing A diploma in agriculture or an ag-associated diploma at A college Inside the University System of Georgia, Berry College or Emmanuel College.
“The Georgia Basis for Agriculture is dedicated to investing in The biggest method forward for Georgia agriculture by offering these scholarships to college students who Want to pursue a profession in agriculture,” said GFA Board Chairman and Georgia Farm Bureau President Tom McCall said. “The inspiration is joyful To current scholarships this yr to college students who plan To Wind up to be ag teachers, welders, veterinarians, ag mechanics, ag engineers, ag enterprise staff and ag legal professionals. Georgia Farm Bureau is proud to assist the foundation’s efforts.”
Pike, the daughter of Steve Pike and the late Cindy Pike, is a rising senior On the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (CAES) the place she is pursuing a bachelor’s diploma in agricultural communications with plans To Wind up to be a 4-H Extension agent.
Since enrolling at UGA in 2018, Pike has volunteered with Georgia 4-H for numerous tasks and has labored with the Jackson County Extension office by way of the AmeriCorps VISTA program. She is a Delta Phi Epsilon sister for which she has served As a Outcome of the sorority’s 2019-20 instructional foundation coordinator and its 2018-19 senior coordinator. She has been a member of the UGA Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Chapter since 2020.
The Georgia Basis for Agriculture scholarships acknowledge deserving and excellent college students pursuing an agriculture or ag-associated diploma at an eligible technical school (Similar to welding, diesel mechanics, vet tech) or school Inside the University System of Georgia, Berry College or Emmanuel College.