Seven students were awarded scholarships from the Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s
Committee, county Women’s Committees or the county Farm Bureaus.
Carl Ramsey was awarded one of two State Women’s Committee scholarships for $2,500, as
well as the New Castle County Farm Bureau scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The son of Stewart and Toni Ann Ramsey, of Wilmington, Ramsey graduated from Concord High School in 2015. He is attending Pennsylvania State University, majoring in agricultural business management. His plans after graduation are to continue family’s farming tradition for a sixth generation.
Summer Thomas received the second State Women’s Committee scholarship for $2,500. The
daughter of Matthew and Jean Thomas, of Marydel, Thomas is a fourth generation farmer, who
hopes to take over the family’s dairy operation someday. A graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, she will attend the University of Delaware to pursue a degree in agribusiness. A member of 4-H Clover Buds at age 7, she has been showing livestock at the state fair since the age of 4.
Wilbert Wright III, son of Anna Mae and Wilbert Wright Jr., of Townsend, received two $1,000
scholarships, one from the New Castle County Women’s Committee and another from the New
Castle County Farm Bureau. Wright graduated from Appoquinimink High School and is pursuing an astronautical engineering degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Ryan Harris was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Kent County Women’s Committee. The
son of Ronald and Jennifer Harris, of Harrington, Harris is a recent graduate of Lake Forest High School. He will be attending Delaware Valley University to study agribusiness and sustainable agriculture. He is a 10-year member Peach Blossom 4-H Club.
Lena Berry, daughter of Sam and Lisa Berry, of Wyoming, was given a $1,000 scholarship by the Kent County Farm Bureau. A graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, she will be attending Franklin & Marshall College, majoring in environmental sciences. She hopes to work outdoors in a hands-on job related to agriculture or the environment.
The Sussex County Women’s Committee awarded $1,000 to Griffin McCormick, son of D. Mark
and Karen McCormick, of Ocean View. A graduate of Indian River High School, he will be attending University of South Carolina, studying business management. He hopes to earn a law degree and establish a law firm of his own.
Abigail Hudson received a Sussex County Farm Bureau scholarship in the amount of $500. The
daughter of Brandon and Dawn Hudson, of Millsboro, is a graduate of Sussex Central High
School. She will study instrumental music education at the University of Delaware.