New Mexico Cattle Growers Association scholarships announced

New Mexico Cattle Growers Association

In December, at the Joint Stockmen’s Convention, four students were awarded with scholarships. Two $1,000 Purina Mills scholarships were awarded to New Mexico students who are members of the NMCGA, the New Mexico Junior Cattle Growers’ Association, or the child of an NMCGA member.

Ayden Madrid received a Purina Mills Scholarship of $1,000. Madrid grew up on his family ranch in Bernalillo, New Mexico. He is a freshman at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Callie Bennett was the recipient of the other Purina Mills Scholarship of $1,000. Bennett is a 19-year-old, first-year student at Connor’s State College in Warner, Oklahoma. She grew up in Artesia, New Mexico.

The following two scholarship winners were awarded the YCLC and Allied Industry Committee scholarships. Hattie Dobrinski who was awarded a $500 scholarship from the YCLC/Allied Industry Committee. Dobrinski is from Silver City, New Mexico, and is a freshman at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Remington Hunt received the YCLC/Allied Industry Committee scholarship of $500. Hunt lives and works on his family’s ranch near Broadview, New Mexico.