DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. — Maryland Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Maryland Farm Bureau scholarships: Caroline Dallam of Bel Air, Alisa Evans of Accokeek, Marissa Roberts of Taneytown, Charles Sasscer, III of Park Hall and Courtney Schrader of Earleville. Each scholarship provides $2,000 toward the winner’s college tuition. All winners or their parents/guardians are members of Maryland Farm Bureau.
Applicants were required to write an essay on the following topic: Technology is one of the driving forces for innovation and advancement in agriculture. How can the industry attract the best and brightest minds from STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) intro agricultural careers? Selection was made by a Scholarship Committee designated by Maryland Farm Bureau.
Caroline Dallam, daughter of David and Kate Dallam, is a member of Harford County Farm Bureau and a freshman at Pennsylvania State University where she is studying Animal Science.
Alisa Evans, daughter of Mark and Yvette Evans, is a member of Prince George’s County Farm Bureau and a freshman at Alcorn State University. She is studying Agricultural Science.
Marissa Roberts, daughter of Dale and Karen Roberts, is a member of Carroll County Farm Bureau and a senior at Francis Scott Key High School. She will be attending Mount Saint Mary’s University in the fall.
Charles Sasscer, III, son of Charles and Donna Sasscer, is a member of Prince George’s County Farm Bureau. He is currently a graduate student at Kansas State University studying Ruminant Nutrition.
Courtney Schrader, daughter of William “Freddie” Schrader, Jr. and Kerry Schrader, is a senior at Bohemia Manor High School. She will be majoring in Business at Muhlenberg College or Salisbury University in the fall.
Maryland Farm Bureau offers five scholarships each year for students pursuing agricultural and non-agricultural degrees. County scholarships are also available. For more information, please visit www.mdfarmbureau.com/scholarships.
— Maryland Farm Bureau