Kayla Elson Receives Missouri Corn Scholarship

Posted on: April 15, 2014

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2014 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Kayla Elson of Miami, Mo. Elson will receive a $750 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for her continuing education.

Kayla is the daughter of Mendell and Anita Elson. She is a senior at Marshall High School and plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University where she will study agronomy.

This is the eighteenth 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- 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 2015 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program will be available online after Dec. 15, 2014. Learn more about Missouri Corn by visiting www.mocorn.org.

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