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Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation announces scholarship recipients

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded $30,000 in scholarships to students furthering their education goals in the 2014-2015 academic year.

"The Foundation strongly believes in the importance of a sound education for tomorrow's industry leaders," says Scott Langemeier, president of the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation. "Thanks to the generosity of many donors and participants of the Retail Value Steer Challenge, our primary fundraiser, we were able to award these 30 scholarships, the greatest number in the 46 year history of the Foundation."

The following scholarship recipients will be recognized during the Nebraska Cattlemen Midyear Meeting in Gothenburg, Neb. Thursday, June 12, at the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Lunch.

Eilsabeth Loseke, Columbus – $1,000 Robert E. Lute II Memorial Scholarship

Logan Kizer, Overton – $1,000 Frank and Shirley Sibert Scholarship

Laura Gorecki, Farwell – $1,000 Bill Heller Memorial Scholarship

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Eilzabeth McDonald, Phillips – $1,000 Donavan Yoachim Memorial Scholarship

Levi McPhillips, Columbus – $1,000 Cattlemen's Open Scholarship

Bailey Hinrichs, Ayr – $1,000 Clarence and Lois Jean Hartmann Scholarship

Ben Vrba, Schuyler – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Maci Lienemann, Princeton – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Jacob Sebade, Emerson – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Cody Drudik, Ord – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Larissa Wach, Wauneta – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Brandon Nichols, Bridgeport – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Cole Epley, Superior – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Eleanor Wagner, Petersburg – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Preston Nelson, Genoa – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Justin McCullough, Berwyn – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Morgan Rezac, Ceresco – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Judson Hoffschneider, Arlington – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Brittany Hilfiker, David City – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Benjamin Barelman, Coleridge – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Morgan Zumpfe, Friend – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Maranda Kegley, Kearney – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Matthew Grimes, Raymond – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

McKenzie Beals, Alexandria – $1,000 Retail Value Steer Challenge Scholarship

Hannah Kesterson, Lincoln – $1,000 Nebraska Cattlemen Beef Pit Scholarship

Blaine Petersen, Cozad – $1,000 Colonel Melvin Huss Memorial Scholarship

Curtis Wetovick, Fullerton – $1,000 Bill Pullen Scholarship

Kara Ostrand, Mason City – $1,000 Ron and Shirley Huss Scholarship

Haley Harthoorn, Ainsworth – $1,000 Martin Viersen Range Management Memorial Scholarship

Sydney Gehl, Ericson – $1,000 Vance Uden Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1968, the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation's mission is to advance the future of Nebraska's Beef industry by investing in research and education programs. The Foundation's success and its ability to endow scholarships, to sponsor leadership and education programs, assist with research and infrastructure projects has been possible only because of the support from the Nebraska cattle producers and allied industries.

–Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation

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