National Dairy Shrine (NDS) is excited to announce the recipients of its NDS student scholarships and recognition awards for 2021. A total of 39 scholarships totaling $44,500 will be presented to students at this year’s NDS Awards Banquet on Thursday, September 30th in Madison, WI.
Merton Sowerby Junior Merit Scholarships
The Merton Sowerby Scholarships are awarded to junior level undergraduate students at a four-year college/university who are planning a career in the dairy industry. These scholarships are given in honor of Merton Sowerby, a NDS Pioneer and former Klussendorf winner from Michigan.
Gaelan Combs of Verona, Wisconsin, a University of Wisconsin-Madison student majoring in Dairy Science was one of six selected as a $1000 Sowerby Scholarship award recipient.
Maurice Core Scholarships
The Maurice Core Scholarships are given to freshmen level college/university students majoring in dairy/animal science or an industry related field. The funds for this award were donated by the friends of Maurice Core, a longtime Executive Secretary of the American Jersey Cattle Association and former NDS Secretary/Executive Director.
Elise Bleck from Glenbeulah, Wisconsin, who is majoring in Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was one of four selected as a $1000 Core Scholarship award recipient.
The National Dairy Shrine Awards Banquet and Reception will be held in Madison, Wisconsin, in conjunction with World Dairy Expo, on Thursday, September 30th at 4:30 p.m. For more information about the students being recognized by National Dairy Shrine, or to obtain tickets for the Awards Banquet, contact the NDS office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information on National Dairy Shrine membership and its many activities is available at www.dairyshrine.org. Dairy enthusiasts are encouraged to become part of this respected dairy organization whose mission since 1949 has been to inspire future dairy leaders, honor current and past dairy leaders, and preserve the history of the dairy industry.This article was posted in News.