Posted on 4/12/17
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2017 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Katharine Sharp of DeKalb. Sharp will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for her continuing education.
Katharine is the daughter of Scotty and Ruth Sharp. She is a junior at the University of Missouri where she studies animal science.
This is the twenty-first 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- 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 2018 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program will be available online on or before Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more about Missouri Corn by visiting www.mocorn.org.
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Director of Communications
Missouri Corn Growers Association