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Scholarships were presented to eleven 4-H members, including two from Tarrant County, at the 54th Blackland Income Growth Conference (BIG) held recently at the Waco Convention Center.

The annual conference, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco Chamber of Commerce, provides agricultural education to producers in the Blacklands region, including Tarrant County.

The scholarships were presented during the conference luncheon that featured Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market.

Receiving a $1,000 scholarship was Hollyann Roach from Tarrant County. Hollyann is the daughter of Connie and Darrell Roach of Keller. Her major projects include beef, leadership, photography and culinary arts. She plans on attending Texas Tech University and majoring in agribusiness.

Dalton York received the $1,500 Scott Felton Scholarship. He is the 18 year old son of Michele Lee of Fort Worth. His major projects include sheep, leadership and sport fishing. He will be attending Texas A&M University Kingsville and majoring in wildlife management.

dalton and Hollyann earn BIG scholarship

Blackland Income Growth Scholarship winner Hollyann Roach (Center) and Scott Felton Scholarship winner Dalton York (right) are shown with Tarrant County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Fred M. Hall at the Blackland Income Growth Conference in Waco last week.

 

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