Cattle Women award scholarships

The Western Nevada Cattle Women awarded two annual scholarships at their summer meeting June 17 to Kristine Acciari of Smith Valley, attending University of Nevada Reno who received $1,000 and Holley Gansberg, also of Smith Valley, attending Truckee Meadows Community College, who received $500.

Western Nevada Cattle Women membership represents the Northern Nevada counties of Lyon, Washoe, Ormsby and Douglas as well as both Alpine and Mono counties of California.

Cattle Women membership is open to anyone interested in promoting the cattle industry through educational and promotional activities. The Western Nevada Cattle Women activities include Farm City Days in Reno and Carson City, Costco demonstrations and hosting an annual dinner, dance and auction to raise funds for their annual scholarship.

The scholarship is available to any graduating high school senior from the above counties who is going to an accredited two or four year college or university and is interested in pursuing a career in agriculture.

For more information about the Cattle Women's organization or their scholarships, please contact Rika McKinney at 265-2271.


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