The Connecticut Agricultural Education Foundation awards up to $1000 in scholarships to Connecticut student(s) each year. The scholarship can be used to defray the cost of tuition, room and board, books and other academic charges.
Maria Paradis: CT Agricultural Education Foundation's 2013 Scholarship Recipient!
Congratulations to Maria Paradis, who was recently awarded CTAEF's 2013 scholarship. Maria attends the University of Connecticut (UConn) where she double majors in Animal Science and Pathobiology. She keeps herself very busy at UConn participating in a number of extracurricular activities, including interning at the UConn Dairy Barn, Poultry Barn, Livestock Unit; president of the UConn EcoGarden Club; member of the UConn Pre Veterinary Club; and participant in both the UConn Dairy Show and UConn Little International Livestock show. Maria enjoys learning about the normal and disease states of animals and is passionate about the health and well-being of farm and companion animals. Congratulations Maria! We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.
CT Agricultural Education Foundation Announces 2012 Scholarship Recipients!!
The Connecticut Agricultural Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2012 Scholarship recipients – Katie Molodich and Abigail Smith!
The Connecticut Agricultural Education Foundation awarded two $1000 scholarships to two Connecticut students in 2012. Award decisions were based on essay content, extracurricular activities, interest in agriculture, grades and support of promoting agricultural literacy.
From left to right in picture: Abigail Smith, Jason Hoagland (president of CTAEF) and Katie Molodich
Abigail Smith, from Lebanon, has completed high school requirements as a homeschooled student. Abigail has been very active in the 4-H program participating as president of her local club, manager of Goat Week at New London County 4-H Camp and Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp as well as being selected as the 2011 Connecticut Delegate to National 4-H Conference. Abigail also organized the “Love Your Neighbor” Event in 2011 and 2012 in addition to maintaining the flag pole garden on the Lebanon Town Green. Abigail will be attending Three Rivers Community College majoring in Small Business and Entrepreneurial Studies.
Katie Molodich graduated from Killingly High School’s Agricultural Education Program with a major in Plant Science. As an active member of her FFA chapter, she served as a chapter Treasurer and participated in the Agricultural Issues and Nursery/Landscape Career Development Events. Katie has been an active participant at the Ekonk Community Grange serving as vice president, steward and youth chairperson. She has also served on the Connecticut State Grange Youth Committee. She will be attending the University of Connecticut in the fall, majoring in Horticulture.
Both recipients were presented with their scholarship awards at the 2012 Connecticut Agriculture Education Foundation Golf Tournament at Lyman Orchards Golf Course on June 19th. They are both well-deserving of the scholarship and we wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.
Jasmine Padilla and Elizabeth Tomasco awarded 2011 CTAEF Scholarships!
The CT Agriculture Education Foundation awarded two $1000 scholarships this year. All of the recipients are well-qualified applicants that are either college-bound and are pursuing a career in an agricultural-related field or are continuing their education in Educational leadership. The recipients of this year's scholarships are Jasmine Padilla and Elizabeth Tomasco.
From left to right in picture: Jasmine Padilla, Jason Hoagland (president of CTAEF), and Elizabeth Tomasco
These two students believe in the future of agriculture and each is working toward high goals. They are all well-deserving recipients of the 2011 Connecticut Agriculture Education Foundation Scholarships and we wish them good luck in the future.
For further information about CTAEF scholarships, pelase contact Tera Harlow at Tera@ctaef.org.