The Star-Herald

Lender announces local scholarships

ENFIELD, Connecticut — Agricultural lender Farm Credit East recently awarded $49,500 in higher education scholarships to 32 student recipients, including two from Aroostook County.

The scholarship program supports students with diverse career aspirations in agriculture, commercial fishing, forest products and related fields from across the association’s seven-state territory.

From Farm Credit’s Presque Isle office territory, two students will each receive a $1,500 scholarship. 

Anna Robinson of Presque Isle majors in animal and veterinary science at the University of Maine in Orono.

Noah White of Washburn attends the University of Maine at Presque Isle and majors in business administration.

“This year’s scholarship recipients aspire to make a difference in their communities and are well on their way to becoming future industry leaders and entrepreneurs,” said CEO Mike Reynolds.

  Farm Credit East Board Chair Laurie Griffen commented, “The Farm Credit East board of directors congratulates these deserving students and wishes them the best for a successful educational experience.”

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