Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association awards four educational scholarships

Friday, August 3, 2018

Murfreesboro, TN— The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee CattleWomen’s Association awarded four educational scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

These scholarship awards are $600.00 each and awarded on an application basis. The application includes 4-H and FFA involvement, letter of reference from a teacher or industry leader, and an essay explaining an issue impacting the beef industry in Tennessee. Applicants must also be a member of the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association, or their parent/grandparent must be a member of TCA.

Hannah Nave from Woodbury, TN received the Tennessee Cattlewomen’s Scholarship. Alayna Turbyfield of Elizabethton, TN won the Joe Houston Memorial Scholarship. Nave and Turbyfield both attend UT-Martin. Juliann Fears of Fayetteville, TN received the TCA Scholarship. Fears will attend Motlow State Community College in the fall. Kendall Martin of Petersburg, TN won the Bill Tyrell Memorial Scholarship. Martin will attend UT Knoxville in the fall.

TCA hopes for great things to come in the state’s beef industry. “These impressive young women are the future of agriculture and we look forward to seeing what they accomplish,” said Charles Hord, executive vice president of TCA.

TCA is honored to recognize these young leaders with scholarships and wishes them the best this academic year.