The Oregon Wheat Foundation is pleased to announce awards of ten $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors this year, representing ten counties or regions.
Students were judged on their community involvement, academic achievement and an essay on a wheat industry topic.
Reed Middleton is a graduating senior at Hermiston High School and plans to study agricultural business at Kansas State University. Reed is the daughter of Jason and Cindy Middleton of Hermiston. She plays tennis, and is the senior representative, FFA Chapter vice president, a member of the National Honor Society and is active in Umatilla County 4-H. She also volunteers on several school and community projects.
Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors whose parents are members of the Oregon Wheat Growers League or whose parents are employed by grower members of the organization. The scholarship is also open to students employed by grower members.
Scholarship information can be found in the Oregon Wheat Foundation section of the Oregon wheat website at www.owgl.org. Applications are accepted beginning in October.