Six NC State University students have been selected as the 19-20 Soybean Scholarship recipients form NCSPA. Funded by the soybean checkoff, these scholarships are awarded annually to students majoring in agriculture or related fields. Each recipient received a scholarship ranging from $2,500-$5,000. NCSPA’s Research Committee, that oversees the scholarship, review the anonymous applications from the students that discuss how they envision utilizing their degrees to impact the soybean and agriculture industry in North Carolina. Congratulations to the 19-20 Soybean Scholarship recipients:
Brook Emerson, from Pitt County, is a junior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who is majoring in Agri-Business Management.
Danielle Matthews, from Yadkin County, is a senior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who is majoring in Agri-Business Management.
Jordan Nance, from Columbus County, is a sophomore in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who is majoring in Ag Science.
Charles Parker, from Duplin County, is a sophomore in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who is majoring in Crop and Soil Sciences.
Lindsey Tyson, from Nash County, is a senior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who is majoring in Plant and Soil Sciences.
Brand West, from Franklin County, is a 2nd-year student at the Agriculture Institute and is majoring in Ag Business Management and Field Crops Technology.
“Training young people to work in agriculture as producers, scientists, and marketing professionals is so important to the soy industry,” said Jeff Tyson, president of the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association. “That’s why we partner with N.C. State University to offer this scholarship.” The association is proud to provide scholarships to deserving students interested in careers in the soybean industry and looks forward to seeing the positive impact they will have on agriculture.