Irrigation Association awards 22 scholarships to students around the nation
The Irrigation Association announced the winners of its 2020 scholarship program. In its fourth year, the program awarded 22 scholarships to deserving recipients studying and pursuing careers in the irrigation field.
The 22 students are from colleges and universities around the nation and are enrolled in associate to graduate programs with an irrigation focus. All of the recipients have a passion for irrigation and are well on their way to a career in the irrigation industry.
The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, were awarded based on the candidate’s letter of intent, financial need, resume, list of irrigation courses and letters of reference. The annual program, started in 2016, has awarded 79 students since inception.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Irrigation Association scholarship program:
Zoe Amerigian – Texas A&M University
Aspen Barker – Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Kelby Biswell – University of Arkansas
Alejandra Celio – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Katrina Coyan – Kansas State University
Killian Delaney – Southeast Missouri State University
Kolton Dickinson – Kansas State University
Kyle Esquer – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Thomas Gabel – The Pennsylvania State University
Nicole Guise – The Pennsylvania State University
Derek Herbst – Brigham Young University
Tai-Renee King – Cuyahoga Community College
Kacie Melville – Oregon State University
Ignacio Moreno – Cal Poly, Pomona
Renee Murphy – Cal Poly, Pomona
Mariah Porfily – Eastern Oregon State University
Suzee Ramirez – Saddleback College
Kaleb Roberson – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Benjamin Rowley – Brigham Young University-Idaho
Carlton Squire – Snow College
Erik Van Dyke – Yakima Valley College
Christine Villa – Saddleback College
The 2021 scholarship program will open this fall with a deadline of Feb. 15, 2021. To learn more about program requirements and the application process, visit www.irrigation.org/scholarships.