Cole Diggins Receives Missouri Corn Scholarship
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2016 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Cole Diggins of Moundville. Diggins will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for his continuing education.
Cole is the son of David and Laura Diggins. He is a senior at Bronaugh R7 High School and plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia where he will study agricultural biochemistry.
This is the twentieth 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 2017 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program will be available online after Dec. 15, 2016. Learn more about Missouri Corn by visiting www.mocorn.org.
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