2014 MSHS Scholarship Recipients

Megan Abbott (Michigan State University)

Megan will graduate in May of 2017 with a 4 year degree in AgriBusiness Management. She wants to work for an agriculture company either as a crop advisor or seed/chemical sales representative for farmers.

Emilie Cole (Michigan State University)

Emilie will graduate in May of 2017 with a 4 year degree in Horticulture. She wants to be a viticulturist and hopes to work with and vineyards and wine making. She plans to pursue a Master's degree in Viticulture and Enology.

Emily Consigli (Michigan State University)

Emily will graduate in May 2014 with a 4 year degree in Fruit Production After graduation she will be moving to Traverse City where she will work for Wilbur Ellis as a Sales Assistant. She is looking forward to the diversity of the area.

Bridget Prohazka (Michigan State University

Bridget hopes to graduate in May 2016 with a 4 year degree in Horticulture Science. She would like to work in a Northern Michigan vineyard as a viticulturist. She also hopes to continue her education with a masters degree doing research on canopy management.

Andrew Sietsema (Michigan State University)

Andrew is working on a 4 year degree in Pomology/Horticultural Science. He hopes to graduate in May of 2016. He is most familiar with the apple industry and plans to focus his career on plant propagation while working for a large nursery, eventually he plans to start his own fruit tree nursery.

Jacob Schoenborn ( Michigan State University)

Jacob is working on a 4 year degree in Agriculture or Mechanical Harvesting equipment, planning to graduate in May of 2017. He would like to become an engineer in the fruit industry helping farmers and fruit growers with their crops and possibly help change the processes or the machinery the farmers use.

Elizabeth Wittenbach (Michigan State University)

Elizabeth is working on a degree in Horticulture with a planned graduation in May 2016. She hopes to pursue her interest in the governmental aspect of agriculture, spending the upcoming spring semester studying and interning in Washington DC. In the future Elizabeth plans to return to her family's orchard where she hopes to transition into a management role on the farm.

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