The Catoosa County Conservation District scholarship is intended to reward and assist students who are dedicated to soil and water conservation and interested in pursuing a career in a related field.
AWARD AMOUNT: $1000 distributed directlyto your college or university
WHO MAY APPLY: The Scholarship is limited to Catoosa County students in public, private or home schools. The applicant must be a high school senior or a current college undergraduate or graduate student intending to major in an agricultural degree including but not limited to: natural resource management, horticulture, agronomy, agricultural education or engineering, or plant pathology. The applicant must be a full- time student.
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS AND DUE DATE: APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.
The recipient of the $1,000 scholarship is Caitlin Loy, a senior at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. Caitlin will attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College this fall to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Education. She joined the FFA livestock team her sophomore year and has enjoyed showing livestock since then. Caitlin plans to become a high school agriculture teacher where she can
Avery Cross was awarded one of the two $500 scholarships this year. Avery is a senior at Ringgold High School and will be attending the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry and Natural Resource Management. Avery has been a very active member of the Catoosa County 4-H Club and currently serves as the county council presid
Mikayla Dycus was also awarded a $500 scholarship. She is a graduate of Ringgold High School and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Georgia in 2021. She is a current graduate student at UGA pursuing a Master’s Degree in Animal Science focusing on bioinformatics & ruminant nutrition under Dr. Jefferson Lourenco. She currently serves as the Communications Coordi