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2020 Copp Agricultural Scholarship Awarded
WELLSBORO, PA – Seven Tioga County students have been named recipients of scholarships from the William Bowen Copp and Graydon S. Copp Agriculture Education Trust. The 2020 awards totaled $75,000.
The 2020 scholarship recipients include:
Sarah Boyer, daughter of Andrew and Melissa Boyer of Westfield, PA, a graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School, plans to attend Penn State University majoring in Agricultural Engineering.
Kendra Smeltz, daughter of Chad and Bobbie Jo Smeltz of Westfield, PA, a graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School, plans to attend Alfred State College majoring in Agricultural Business.
Abigail Colton, daughter of William and Tina Colton of Wellsboro, PA, a graduate of Wellsboro Area High School, plans to attend Asbury University majoring in Equine Sciences.
Nina Coolidge, daughter of Lance and Stacey Coolidge of Wellsboro, PA, a graduate of Wellsboro Area High School, plans to attend Penn State University majoring in Agricultural Extension and Education.
Camryn Moyer, daughter of Paul and Carolyn Moyer of Roaring Branch, PA, a graduate of North Penn-Liberty Jr Sr High School, plans to attend the Pennsylvania State University majoring in Animal Science.
Jonathan Nelson, son of Thomas and Lori Nelson of Liberty, PA, a graduate of North Penn Liberty Jr Sr High School, plans to attend Penn State University majoring in Forest Ecosystem Management.
Sierra Farrington, daughter of Doug and Ellie Farrington, Covington, PA, a graduate of North Penn Mansfield Jr Sr High School, plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania majoring in Ecology, Conservation and Environmental Biology.
“Graydon’s generosity will continue for a long time, as Graydon’s intent for this trust is to provide scholarships to well-deserving Tioga County, PA high school seniors who pursue high education in an agricultural field,” said Deborah Scott, C&N Wealth Management Executive Vice President and Trust Officer.
Scott said the field has a broad spectrum of possibilities and might include education in the field of animal sciences, agricultural business management, bio-resource, crop and soil science, fisheries and wildlife, food science and technology and general agriculture to name a few.
The scholarship recipients were chosen by the Scholarship Committee, which consists of the Trustee and the superintendents from each school district in Tioga County. The Committee determines the number of recipients and amounts awarded annually. The scholarship awards may be used to help pay tuition, books and room and board charges. C&N Wealth Management as Trustee invests and manages the funds in the account and administrates the scholarship application and distribution process.
Applicants for the scholarship are sought each year, with the deadline being April 15th annually. Applicants must be high school seniors accepted to accredited colleges or universities in programs leading to degrees in curriculums related to agriculture. In addition, applicants must have grade point averages of at least 2.0, have financial need, and must have been a Tioga County, PA resident for at least six months.
For more information on this scholarship or to obtain an application please go to cnbankpa.com/Scholarships, call C&N Wealth Management at 1.800.487.8784, or contact your high school guidance counselor.
About C&N: C&N is an independent community bank providing complete banking, financial, investment and insurance services through 30 full service offices located throughout Bradford, Bucks, Cameron, Lycoming, McKean, Potter, Sullivan and Tioga, counties in Pennsylvania and Steuben County in NY. C&N also operates 3 loan production offices in Elmira, NY, York, PA and Warminster, PA, which offer commercial, residential and consumer lending services. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Company’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC.