Farm & Agriculture Resource Management Stewards
2016 UVM/VT Tech FARMS Two-Plus-Two Scholarship Winners AnnouncedRelease: March 30, 2016
Montpelier -- Vermont Technical College and the University of Vermont announced the 2016 Farm and Agricultural Resource Management Stewards (FARMS) Two-Plus-Two scholars during the Green Mountain Dairy Farmers annual Statehouse reception today.
The 2016 Two-Plus-Two scholars were chosen for their academic potential, their interest in a bachelor’s degree in dairy management, and their commitment to the agriculture industry. The students were honored at the Statehouse event by Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Diane Bothfeld, House Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Partridge, Dean of UVM’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Tom Vogelmann, and VT Technical College President Dan Smith. The 2016 Two-Plus-Two scholars are:
Derrick Daigle, Troy
Henry DelaBruere, North Troy
Lucas Lanphear, Hyde Park
Keltsey Ruston, Grafton
Levi Vaughn, East Thetford
The FARMS Two-Plus-Two scholarship is funded by the State for Vermont for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in dairy and agricultural resource management through the unique VT Tech-UVM partnership. The program funds half tuitions for two years of study at Vermont Technical College and full tuition for two subsequent years at the University of Vermont. The program includes a semester at Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy, New York.
Over 65 Two-Plus-Two scholars have graduated in the past 15 years and are now active in agribusiness industries and on farms across Vermont.
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