Beef Bucks, Inc. has awarded their 2010/2011 academic scholarships. This year’s recipients are Britney Volek, Jerylin Reed and Ty Eschenbaum. Britney is from Highmore, SD and enrolled at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD with a major in Physical Therapy and minor in Ag Business. Jerylin is a Pre-Veterinary Medicine student at South Dakota State University in Brookings from Faith, SD. From Lake Preston, SD, Ty is attending South Dakota State University in Brookings with an Ag Business and Entrepreneurship major.
To date, Beef Bucks has awarded over $20,000 in scholarships to be used in the second semester of the academic year. These students are required to have a background in the beef industry but not necessarily need to be going into the field. For more information on the scholarship, go to http://www.beefbucks.org or call 1-888-640-MEAT (6328).