Monday, August 15, 2016

2016 Scholarship Winners Announced

Every year the Harwinton Agricultural Society awards two $1,500.00 scholarships to area students who are pursuing higher educations in agricultural fields and non-agricultural fields who have been a part of fair.

Sarah Ammirato was awarded our 2016 agricultural scholarship of $1,500.00 on August 8th at the meeting of the Harwinton Agricultural Society's Board of Directors. She graduated from Wamogo Regional High School this June and will be attending the University of Connecticut in the fall. Sarah is pursuing a career in the the field of Agricultural Education working toward a degree in agricultural teaching.

Philip Weingart was awarded our 2016 non-agricultural scholarship of $1,500.00 at the August 8th meeting of the Society's Board of Directors. He attended Lewis Mills High School and graduated this June. In the fall Philip will be attending Old Dominion University in Virginia, pursuing a career in engineering. He has been a volunteer at our fair, and constructed a new Wood chopping building under the Eagle Scout program. The Society would like to thank him for his hard work and time given to us. We wish Philip continued success in the future.

For additional information on our scholarship award program, visit our website. These awards are available to a student either entering a college level educational program or continuing in a college level program.

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