Brandon Thiel Receives Missouri Corn Scholarship
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award Brandon Thiel a 2011 Missouri Corn Scholarship. Brandon will receive a $750 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for his continuing education.
Brandon is the son of Bryan Thiel and Michelle Smith of Marshall, Mo. He is a junior at the University of Missouri where he studies plant science.
This is the fifteenth year Missouri Corn Scholarships have been available for high school and college students. High school applicants must be in their senior year and Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area. They must also plan to attend a two-year or four-year Missouri college or university and major in agronomy or related subject. College applicants must also be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area and be a junior enrolled in a Missouri four-year college or university majoring in the field of agronomy or related subject.
Applications for the 2012 Missouri Corn Scholarship program will be available online after Dec. 15, 2011.
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