The National Western Stock Show organizes and produces several events annually to benefit the National Western Scholarship Trust. The Trust, in turn, awards 74 scholarships for the 2008-09 school year. The grants range from $2,500 to $6,000 and are presented to students who study agriculture and practice medicine in rural areas at colleges and universities in Colorado and Wyoming.
New recipients for 2008-09 are:
Aadams State College
Martin Diaz, Alamosa, Colo.; Brady Schreibvogel, Keenesburg, Colo.; Amanda Gylling, La Jara, Colo.
Jake Berg, Burns, Wyo.; Amy Henline, Vernal, Utah.
Colorado Northwestern Community College Jessie Moon, Craig, Colo.
Kacie Bernhardt, Otis, Colo.; Rex May, Brush, Colo.; Jeffrey Sterkel, Erie, Colo.; Lacie Hoffman, Rockham, S.D; Samantha Plaggemeyer, Big Timber, Mont.; Antonia Elliot, Boulder, Colo.; Silvia Otabachian, Buffalo, N.Y.; Cory Pendley, Powell, Wyo.; Jennifer Schutz, Akron, Colo.; Scott Martell, Hudson, Colo.; Alissa Neitenbach, Boulder, Colo.; Britt Stubblefield, Springfield, Tenn.
Nicolas Benedetto, Parker, Colo.; Ashley Guiterrez, Kim, Colo.
County Community College
Michael Baylie, Keenesburg, Colo.; Randa May, Pine Bluffs, Wyo.; Beth Wood, Pine Bluffs, Wyo.
Cashley Ahlberg, Longmont, Colo.; Kaitlyn Lingus, Trinchera, Colo.
of Colorado Medical School
Casey Beardsley, Sterling, Colo.; Asa Ware, Wray, Colo.
Brent Horton, Riverton, Wyo.; Lauren Schiermiester, Buffalo, Wyo.; Rives White, Daniel, Wyo.; Kassie Bauman, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Elizabeth LeSatz, Wheatland, Wyo.; Kaitlin McDaniel, Powell, Wyo.
of Northern Colorado -
Shauna McWilliams, Glenwood Springs, Colo.
National Western Scholarships are the major beneficiaries of the National
Western Stock Show. Some of the more visible of all the events that support
these scholarships include the