The VPGC Scholarship was started in 2007 to help prepare a new generation of leaders; and encourage candidates to pursue their interests in the agricultural field. The scholarship is not, however, limited to agricultural studies. Scholarships are awarded to those entering or continuing with studies at a technical, two-year or four-year institution.
Since 2008 VPGC has awarded scholarships to 36 recipents totaling $70,500. Graduates have pursued careers in Poultry Science, Agriculture, Nursing, and Aviation among many others.
Daughter of Jon McDonald, Grower Member
Graduate of Rockbridge County High School
Attending Belmont University, Nashville, TN
Majoring in Music Business
Son of Scott & Becky Rightsell, Grower Members
Graduate of Pendleton County High School
Attending Potomac State College of WVU
Majoring in Agriculture
Daughter of Michael Sager
Graduate of East Hardy High School
Attending West Virginia University
Majoring in Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Eligibility is defined as a child of a grower member; a child of an employee; or an employee, exclusive of the Senior Management Team or Board members. Previous award recipients are ineligible.
Download Application Package:2017 VPGC Scholarship Application