NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The following local individuals have been awarded a $500 scholarship for the school year 2010-2011. In past years, Pork Producers have issued six scholarships. This year, because of the large number of applications received, members voted to increase the number of scholarships to 10.
Kaylyn Beavers of Newcomerstown, daughter of Perry and Tracey Beavers, will graduate in 2010 from New Philadelphia High School. Beavers is planning to attend Bowling Green University with a major in supply chain management and minor in both agriculture business and marketing. She is a 13-year member of the Angel Valley Rosebuds and Rambler 4-H Club, where she has taken market hogs for nine years, market steer for three years and dairy cattle for five years. She has also had many offices in her 4-H club.
Kayla Hinds of Newcomerstown is the daughter of Kevin and Gladys Hinds. She will graduate in 2010 from Newcomerstown High School. Hinds is planning to attend The Ohio State University and pursue a degree in agricultural engineering. After completing her engineering degree, she also plans to apply to veterinarian school to become a large animal veterinarian. She is a 10-year 4-H member and has been in Jr. Leaders, Jr. Fair Board and a camp counselor. She is also on the varsity track team and National Honor Society at school.
Hannah Miller is the daughter of Wynn and Connie Miller of West Lafayette. She is a sophomore at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. After completing her degrees in sport management and business, she hopes to complete graduate work at the University of North Carolina with a maters in sport administration. Miller enjoys playing the tenor saxophone with the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Pep Band, and leading praise and worship at her church.
Hannah Ghindea of Port Washington is the daughter of Jeff and Linda Ghindea. She will graduate in 2010 from Indian Valley High School. She is an eight-year member 4-H member, holding many offices in her club. She has taken market hogs for six years and received Senior Swine Showmanship. Ghindea is very active in school participating in student council, pep club, varsity cheerleading, journalism and is president of the school's National Honor Society. Ghindea volunteers her free time at Oak Pointe Veterinary Care and has decided to attend The Ohio State University in Columbus majoring in animal sciences. Her goal is to become a veterinarian.
Cory Greenwood is the son of David and Julie Greenwood of Newcomerstown. He will graduate in 2010 from New Philadelphia High School and Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia, where he is in the outdoor power equipment lab. He plans on attending the Power Sport Institute to become a motor sport mechanic. Greenwood currently helps his father lay flooring and his grandfather on Hilltop Pork Farm.
Other winners include Shelby Randulic of Mineral City, Matt Demattio of New Philadelphia, Amie Zumbach of New Philadelphia, Clayton Zeigler of Dover and Randy Bond of Columbus.