Local student, school receive Cargill scholarships

Local student, school receive Cargill scholarships Cargill has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Raychel Lorenz of Vermillion, a 2008 graduate of Vermillion High School. Lorenz plans to attend University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE next fall. As part of the Cargill Community Scholarship Program, the high school will receive $200 from Cargill in Lorenzâ�?�?s honor to support the schoolâ�?�?s library. â�?�?We are pleased to recognize Raychel with a Cargill Community Scholarship and recognize this high school for its dedicated work as well,â�? said Matt Pearson, of Cargill Grain & Oilseed Supply chain in Sioux City, IA. â�?�?Cargill supports education programs in our communities because youth are tomorrowâ�?�?s workforce and our future community leaders.â�? Each year, 350 students living in communities where Cargill has a business presence receive an award through Cargill Community Scholarship Program. Students are selected based on academic achievement and leadership in extracurricular and civic activities. The National FFA Organization administers the program on behalf of Cargill, though recipients are not required to be members of FFA. This year more than 1,600 students applied for the Cargill Community Scholarship.

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