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Austin Thummel Receives Missouri Corn Scholarship

Posted on 4/28/11

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award Austin Thummel a 2011 Missouri Corn Scholarship.  Austin will receive a $750 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for his continuing education.

Austin is the son of Jeff and Deb Thummel of Sheridan, Mo.  He is a senior at Worth County High School and plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University where he will study agronomy.
This is the fifteenth year Missouri Corn Scholarships have been available for high school and college students.  High school applicants must be in their senior year and Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area.  They must also plan to attend a two-year or four-year Missouri college or university and major in agronomy or related subject.  College applicants must also be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area and be a junior enrolled in a Missouri four-year college or university majoring in the field of agronomy or related subject.

Applications for the 2012 Missouri Corn Scholarship program will be available online after Dec. 15, 2011.  

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Becky Frankenbach
Director of Communications
Missouri Corn Growers Association
(573) 893-4181

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