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MidAtlantic Farm Credit awards over $13,000 in scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2010

(Westminster, MD) – Over 100 applicants vied for scholarships recently offered by MidAtlantic Farm Credit.

Sandy Wieber, senior vice president of marketing, says that the number of applications received this year was the second highest ever received. “The response to our program is overwhelming. I am always impressed with the talented youth in our ag communities,” says Wieber. It’s obvious that our members have great families, and very impressive children.”

The recipients of this year’s scholarships are:

  • Brent Ashley, son of Richard & Annette Ashley of Felton, DE
  • Jacob Bassler, son of Ralph & Stacey Bassler of New Windsor, MD
  • Rachel Burkhart, daughter of Mark & Karen Burkhart of Martinsburg, WV
  • Miriam Henry, daughter of Thomas & Martha Henry of Holtwood, PA
  • Kristy McDaniel, daughter of Farren & Brenda McDaniel of Shenandoah, VA
  • Travis Moore, son of Bill & Kim Moore of Churchville, MD
  • Brooke Dudrow, daughter of Richard & Deborah Dudrow of Easton, MD
  • Cobey England, son of Jeff & Judy England of Mount Airy, MD
  • Kourtney Ginn, daughter of Kimberly McDonald of Winchester, VA
  • Rebecca Shaw, daughter of Steven & Karyn Shaw of Williamsburg, PA
  • Heather Stutzman, daughter of Jon & Holly Stutzman of Kutztown, PA
  • Noah Vincent, son of Raymond Vincent of Laurel, DE

MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member-borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has over 10,500 members and approximately $2.3 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America. For more information, visit mafc.com.