Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Awards Five Educational Scholarships
Murfreesboro, TN— The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee Cattlewomen’s Association awarded five educational scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.
These scholarships are awarded on an application basis. The application includes 4-H and FFA involvement, letter of reference from a teacher or industry leader, and an essay explaining an issue impacting the beef industry in Tennessee. Applicants must also be a member of the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association, or their parent/grandparent must be a member of TCA.
Samantha Bussell from Carthage, TN received the Tennessee Cattlewomen’s Scholarship. Bussell will be attending Volunteer State Community College. Karley Warner from Spencer, TN received the Bill Tyrell Memorial Scholarship. Emily Johnson from Loudon, TN won the Joe Houston Memorial Scholarship. Jessee Millsaps of Winchester, TN and Madison Smith from Elizabethton, TN both received the TCA Scholarship. Warner and Smith will be attending UT Martin, and Johnson and Millsaps will be attending Tennessee Technological University in the fall.
“I am honored to be the recipient of the Tennessee Cattlewomen’s scholarship. This will help me with my goal to major in agriculture business,” said Samantha Bussell, scholarship winner. “I have always been blessed to be a part of beef industry and the positive impact it makes.”
The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association believes in investing in the future. "These impressive young adults are the future of our industry and we look forward to seeing what they accomplish,” said Charles Hord, TCA Executive Vice President.
TCA is honored to recognize these young leaders with scholarships and wishes them the best this academic year.