Nemaha County Farm Bureau: Students receive $500 scholarships

Submitted by Betty Bergman

Nemaha County Farm Bureau awarded four $500 scholarships for the upcoming 2019-20 school term to graduating seniors who have parents that are members in Nemaha County. Two scholarships were earmarked for the field of agriculture and the other two were open for any field of education. This marks the 27th consecutive year that our county has been giving scholarships to college bound students.

This year’s recipients include: Kate Strahm, Sabetha High School, daughter of Brad and Michelle Strahm; Shayla Heiman, Nemaha Central High School, daughter of Brent and Jenny Heiman; Alex Matson, Centralia High School, son of Dan and Jennifer Matson; and Beth Steinlage, Centralia High School, daughter of Steven and Tamera Steinlage.

K. Strahm will attend Washburn University to become a Radiology Technologist. S. Heiman will enter Kansas State University to pursue a degree in Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine. A. Matson will attend Highland Community College’s Western Center to become a Diesel Technician. B. Steinlage plans to attend Emporia State University and major in Elementary Education.


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