Students Honored for Scholarships

March 20, 2014

The following students were honored March 22 at the Department of Animal Sciences 2014 Evening of Excellence Recognition Banquet for the 2013-2014 scholarships they earned.

Seth Adams Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to an animal science student interested in sheep production. 2013-2014 Recipient: Katherine Wenner, Lewis Center, OH.

Alpha Gamma Sigma Foundation-Clair E. Jones Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to an above average student from Ohio with an interest in dairy science who shows evidence of leadership ability. Preference given to Alpha Gamma Sigma members. 2013-2014 recipient: Brandon Colby, Russia, OH

Charles B. Boyles Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to sophomore students from Ohio and adjoining states, with preference to students from Ohio and West Virginia, who have been admitted to their freshman year in the study of animal science. 2013-2014 recipient: Shyla Kreager, Newark, OH

William J. Brakel Endowed Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to outstanding dairy science students. 2013-2014 recipients: Joey Brown, Edon, OH; Sarah Finney, Marshallville, OH; Jan Miedema, Circleville, OH

Buckeye Polled Hereford Association Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to a junior or senior majoring in animal sciences. Criteria are based on scholarship, interest in beef cattle, participation in student activities, and financial need. 2013-2014 recipient: Brittany Goble, Greenwich, OH

COBA/Select Sires – Wallace Erickson Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to a student emphasizing dairy science with high ability, demonstrated leadership, and interest in artificial insemination. 2013-2014 recipient: Cayla Inkrott, Defiance, OH

Columbus Feed Club Endowed Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to students with academic achievement, leadership in extracurricular activities, and financial need. 2013-2014 recipients: Kristen Bartholomew, Oswego, NY; Danielle Coleman, New Riegel, OH

Dairy Farmers of America Agricultural and Human Ecology Fund - Scholarship awarded to undergraduate dairy students with interest in dairy marketing. 2013-2014 recipient: Marina Cable, Felmington, NJ

Wayne and Jane Dalton Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to students who have expressed a desire for a career in dairy production. 2013-2014 recipient: Terry Perkins, Washington CH, OH

Harold E. Delong Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors in animal science interested in the swine industry. 2013-2014 recipients: Austin Fenner, Edon, OH; Garrit Sproull, Cadiz, OH

John Scott and Della Errington Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship for Tuscarawas County students in animal science. 2013-2014 recipients: Hannah Ghindea, Gnadenhutten, OH; Colton Harstine, Dover, OH

Bob Gano Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to an animal science student specializing in dairy science. First preference given to Tuscarawas County students, and second preference to student employees of OSU Dairy Facility with desire to return to production agriculture. 2013-2014 recipient: Taylor Kruse, Pettisville, OH

James O. Grandstaff Memorial Fund - Scholarship awarded to an animal science undergraduate or graduate student of high scholastic standing, dedication to the livestock industry and agriculture, residence at some time on a farm or in a rural area in Ohio, and dedication to principles of honesty, integrity, forthrightness, and love of country. 2013-2014 recipients: Keirsten Harris, Steubenville, OH; Kathryn Kline, Van Wert, OH

Ralph H. Grimshaw Scholarship Fund - Income provides awards to undergraduate students enrolled in animal sciences with a preference to students who are enrolled or plan to enroll in a graduate program related to sheep or other ruminant animals. 2013-2014 recipient: Allison Pullin, Charleston, WV

Robert L. Hocker Poultry Science Scholarship Fund - Income provides scholarships or awards for undergraduate or graduate students in poultry science. 2013-2014 recipients: Paula Chen, Canton, OH; Kayla Davis, Akron, OH; Cory Howard, Miamisburg, OH; Shyla Kreager, Newark, OH; Kyle Relyea, Chagrin Falls, OH; Carter Wallinger, Westerville, OH

Bernice C. Hum Animal Science Scholarship Fund - Income provides scholarships for students in animal science. 2013-2014 recipient: Etta Ray, Sarahsville, OH

Edna and R. George Jaap Scholarship Fund - Income provides scholarships in the College with preference to poultry science students. 2013-2014 recipient: Amanda Prickett, Chillicothe, OH

Harold E. and Florence R. Kaeser Scholarship Fund - Income provides scholarships for students majoring in animal sciences with intent to pursue a career in the dairy industry. Criteria are above average academic ability, demonstrated leadership, and interest in exhibiting or evaluating dairy cattle. 2013-2014 recipients: Samantha Grizzell, Chillicothe, OH; Jacquelyn Sherry, Greenville, OH; Lara Staples, Mount Orab, OH

Lawrence A. Kauffman Memorial Fund - Income is used for animal science undergraduate scholarships. 2013-2014 recipients: Emily Huebner, Plain City, OH; Brianna Jordan, Attica, OH; Samantha Parsons, Pickerington, OH

D.J. Kays Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to undergraduate animal science majors who have completed at least one year in the College. Criteria include scholarship, leadership activities, need, and the individual’s aim toward a career in animal science. 2013-2014 recipients: Elizabeth Deprez, Avon, NY; Michael McKinney, Knoxville, TN

Forest G. Ketner Memorial Scholarship Fund - Income provides a scholarship for students in animal sciences or agribusiness and applied economics in alternating years. 2013-2014 recipients: Steven Kerchmar, Elyria, OH

L.E. Kunkle Student Development Fund - Scholarship awarded to worthy and needy undergraduate and/or graduate students who have demonstrated academic ability in meat science. 2013-2014 recipients: Molly DePue, Hamden, OH; Brittany Goble, Greenwich, OH; Mark Grivel, Columbus, OH; Megan Kelly, Ashtabula, OH; Caitlyn Mullins, Beavercreek, OH; Morgan Shafley, Plain City, OH; Delanie Wiseman, London, OH

Fawnye M. Kuohn Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to students in animal science and agricultural economics who have demonstrated academic ability and a need for financial assistance. 2013-2014 recipients: Amy Engelbrecht, Springfield, OH; Antonia Piccoli, Pittsburgh, PA

Jean and Agnes Lemmermen Endowed Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior students in animal science specializing in dairy science, 4-H or FFA background preferred. 2013-2014 recipient: Meagan Bolen, Gibsonburg, OH

Ralph S. Lovett Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to animal science majors in the College specializing in meat science. 2013-2014 recipients: Paige Guenther, Rushslyvania, OH; Brandon Klehm, East Canton, OH

Thomas M. Ludwick Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to outstanding students interested in dairy science and the dairy industry. 2013-2014 recipient: Natalia Jurcak, Bethlehem, PA

L. P. McCann Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to freshmen, sophomores, and juniors studying animal science with intended careers in research, education, farming, ranching or other business or industry associated with beef cattle. Sophomores and juniors should demonstrate an unusually strong contribution to activities of the Saddle and Sirloin Club and maintain ≥ 3.0 GPA. 2013-2014 recipient: Kelley Seibert, Spencerville, OH

Earl and Wilma McMunn Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to undergraduates in animal science specializing in dairy science. 2013-2014 recipients: Mary Barnum, Grafton, OH; Devon Bokeno, Hamilton, OH; Catherine Mathews, Pickerington, OH

R. Miller Agriculture Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to animal science for an undergraduate student with need and strong academic promise. 2013-2014 recipient: Kaylene Schulze, Bucyrus, OH

Bill Newland Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to undergraduates in the Department of Animal Sciences. Criteria for selection shall include above average scholastic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential. 2013-2014 recipient: Erin Pigott, Ashland, OH

Ohio Agribusiness Assn. Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to undergraduate students in animal science with strong academic achievement, leadership skill, and interest in agribusiness sales/management. 2013-2014 recipients: Alex Hohlbein, Bowling Green, OH; Chelsea O’Diam,  Farmersville, OH

Rodney F. Plimpton, Jr., Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to students in meat science. Criteria include evidence of above average scholarship, participation in student activities with leadership potential, and completion of the course Animal Sciences 2200, Introduction to Animal Sciences. 2013-2014 recipient: Kyle Nickles, Loudonville, OH

Schuyler M. Salisbury Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to an outstanding junior or senior student in dairy science. Other criteria are integrity, enthusiasm for dairy science, collegiality, and scholastic performance. 2013-2014 recipients: Emily Dudash, Saint Paris, OH; Michael Moore, Carrollton, OH; Julie Schmersal, Ottoville, OH

Ralph “Dutch” E. Schramm Scholarship Fund - Scholarships awarded to junior/senior students in animal science who exhibit leadership skills, participate in organizations and community service, and have a ≥ 2.5 GPA. Separate scholarships are available for students who 1) are members of ATZ-FH fraternity with beef or sheep interests, 2) are studying abroad or completing an international internship in Australia with the beef industry preferred, and 3) have participated in the Little “I” in the beef division. 2013-2014 recipients: Brandon Colby, Russia, OH; Garth Ruff, McConnelsville, OH; Jacob Ruffing, Attica, OH

Robert W. Terry Memorial Scholarship Fund - Scholarship awarded to undergraduate students interested in the poultry industry. Criteria are based on character, leadership, scholarship, and participation in activities related to poultry. 2013-2014 recipients: Amanda Prickett, Chillicothe, OH

William Tyznik Equine Research Fund - Scholarship is awarded to an equine nutrition student. 2013-2014 recipient: Kayla Canfield, Marion, OH

Robert Watson Scholarship Fund - Scholarship is awarded to deserving undergraduates in the Department of Animal Sciences. 2013-2014 recipients: Amy Bradford, Williamsville, NY; Lauren Ross, Columbus, OH