Cattlemen’s Association hands out $9,000 in scholarships

Tulare County Cattlemen’s Association offers scholarships to nine local high school grads

TULARE COUNTY – While this year may not have been the one seniors were hoping for, college is still on the horizon. And the cost to attend is not going down.

Fortunately the Tulare County Cattlemen’s Association was able to hand out $9,000 in scholarships to help local grads. The association announced last week that they had 17 applications for scholarship program, but were only able to award nine scholarships.

“We would like to thank all the students who took the time to apply for our scholarship. We would also like to thank all the people who support our fundraising efforts throughout the year. Your support and donations allow us to help these young men and women with their future endeavors,” the announcement stated.

Carson Nuckols (Porterville) received the $1,500 Robert Travioli Memorial Scholarship. Carson is the son of Justin and Michelle Nuckols. He will be graduating from Strathmore High School. He plans on attending Texas Tech University and majoring in Crop Production and Management.

Serena Schotanus (Tipton) received the $1,500 Art Tarbell Memorial Scholarship. Serena is the daughter of Myron and Jodi Schotanus. She is currently attending Kansas State University and majoring in Animal Science.

Emma Coelho, Caitlin Brown, Lindsey Swall, Giana Hollingsworth, Isabella Locke and Wyatt Benson all received the $1,000 TCCA Scholarship.

  • Coelho (Tulare) is the daughter of Brian and Stacy Coelho. She will be graduating from Tulare Western High School. She will be majoring in Animal Science Production and Ag Business.
  • Brown (Orange Cove) is the daughter of Andrew and Amanda Brown. She will be graduatng from Central Valley Christian High School. She will be majoring in Animal Science.
  • Swall (Tulare) is the daughter of Lee and Serena Swall. She is currently attending California State University, Fresno and majoring in Agriculture Communications.
  • Giana Hollingsworth (Visalia) I Giana is the daughter of Robert and Gina Hollingsworth. She will be graduating from Mount Whitney High School. She will be majoring in Animal Science.
  • Locke (Tulare) is the daughter of Ron and Evie Locke. She will be graduating from Central Valley Christian High School. She will be majoring in Animal Science.
  • Benson (Visalia) is the son of Wade and Kendra Benson. He will be graduating from Golden West High School. He will be majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

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