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GELBVIEH JUNIORS EARN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American Gelbvieh Association Foundation presented scholarships to six deserving junior Gelbvieh members during the American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) Gateway Classic in Sedalia, Mo., July 8-13. The Heart of America Gelbvieh Association and Heart of America Junior Gelbvieh Association co-hosted the event with the American Gelbvieh Junior Association.

Carrie Tilghman of Glasgow, Ky., earned the $1,000 Earl Buss Memorial Scholarship. Carrie is the daughter of Gary and Pat Tilghman. She will be a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the fall.

Emily Griffiths of Kendallville, Ind., won the $1,000 Leness Hall Memorial Scholarship. Emily, the daughter of Carl and Rebecca Griffiths, will be a freshman attending Blackhawk Community College in Illinois.

Sydney Wilkinson, daughter of Bill and Nancy Wilkinson of Model, Colo., earned a $750 AGJA Scholarship. Sydney will be a freshman at Texas A&M University.

Shellina Hayek, daughter of Barb Hayek and the late Tony Hayek of Clutier, Iowa, earned a $750 AGJA Scholarship. Shellina with be a freshman in college this fall.

Earning a $500 AGJA Scholarship was Chad Russell of Brooklyn, Wis. Chad, the son of Ron and Alicia Russell, will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Rounding out the winners is Kyle Kendrick of Palmyra, Mo., receiving the $500 Rea Memorial Scholarship. Kyle is the son of Joe and Patti Kendrick. He will be a sophomore at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association provides educational programs for nearly 600 members nationwide. For more information on junior Gelbvieh programs and events go to www.gelbvieh.org or call 303-465-2333 for an information packet.

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