BRYAN, Texas — Capital Farm Credit continues its scholarship tradition, awarding 133 scholarships to Texas students in 2020.
Despite challenges faced across Texas from the COVID-19 pandemic, Capital Farm Credit’s commitment to youth in agriculture remains strong. A total of $133K was awarded to graduating high school seniors from the Association’s branch offices, including additional scholarships given through college and university programs.
Since the commencement of its 100 Scholarships in 100 Days program in 2016, Capital Farm Credit has given more than $500,000 in student scholarships.
“Every year we’re honored to recognize the next generation of leaders in agriculture,” said Ben Novosad, chief executive officer. “During these unprecedented times, we’ve continued to fulfill our mission to support agriculture and rural communities by providing access to reliable and consistent credit. In addition to that, our investment in these students through our scholarship program remains a significant part of that mission. “
To see a running list of scholarship winners, visit https://www.capitalfarmcredit.
For more than 100 years, Capital Farm Credit has supported rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Capital Farm Credit is a proud member of the Farm Credit system and serves more than 21,500 members, with loans outstanding totaling more than $8 billion. Headquartered in Bryan, Texas, Capital Farm Credit has offices serving 192 of Texas’ 254 counties.
For more information about its financial services, patronage dividend program and office locations, visit https://www.capitalfarmcredit.
–Capital Farm Credit
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