A student at Manchester-Shortsville High School is one of ten students to have won a scholarship from the New York Farm Bureau.
Elizabeth Maslyn is from Farmington. She plans to pursue a degree in Agricultural Science at a New York college or university. Each student received district-wide recognition and then competed for one of three statewide scholarships. Maslyn was the winner in District Three, which is comprised of Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties.
The students must have a family Farm Bureau membership or a student Farm Bureau membership in order to qualify. A panel of judges selected the winners based on their essay submissions, as well as their applications, which include their community and agricultural engagement.
The complete list of winners is found below:
District 1: Braden Lesch is from Fredonia, NY where he attends Fredonia High School. After he graduates, he plans to attend Ohio State University to study Animal Science.
District 2: Clara Benham is from Henrietta, NY where she attends Honeoye Falls-Lima High School. Upon graduation, she will attend Morrisville State to major in Animal Science.
District 5: Philip Brady is from Fayetteville, NY where he attends Fayetteville-Manlius High School. After graduating, he will be attending Iowa State University studying Agricultural Business.
District 9: Hunter Prokop is from Middleburgh, NY where he attends Middleburgh Junior-Senior High School. He will attend Morrisville State in the fall to study Architectural Studies and Design.
District 10: Megan Gilligan is from East Chatham, NY where she attends Chatham High School. Upon graduation, she will attend Cornell to earn a degree in Animal/Dairy Science.
District 11: Emily Ramprashad is from Jamaica, NY and attends John Bowne High School in Queens in New York City. She plans to attend either Delaware Valley University or Cornell to study Animal Science.