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May 12, 2020

Legacy Ag Credit Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – Legacy Ag Credit awarded college scholarships to seven Northeast Texas high school seniors who excelled in academics and agriculture. The rural financing cooperative awarded one $5,000 scholarship and six $2,500 scholarships

All of the scholarship winners live in Legacy’s 10-county territory.

“These students represent the future of the agriculture industry. We’re proud to do our part to help them achieve their goals,” said Legacy Ag Credit CEO Derrell Chapman.

Awardees are as follows:  

$5000 scholarship

Jentri Jackson

County: Wood

Texas Tech University

$2500 scholarships

Katy Erin Berry

County: Van Zandt 

Blinn College

Kaitlyn Castro

County: Upshur

The University of Texas at Austin


Taylor Gattis

County: Gregg

Tarleton State University


Brandon Cooper McNeil

County: Upshur

Texas A&M University


Audrey Scott Nolan

County: Upshur

Texas A&M University 


Sydney Osborn

County: Van Zandt

Texas A&M University

Legacy Ag Credit is a borrower-owned lending co-op that finances agriculture, rural real estate, country homes, poultry farms, timber operations, ranchesyoung, beginning, small farmsand agribusiness. It is headquartered in Sulphur Springs and has branch offices in Canton, Gilmer, Kaufman, Longview and Sulphur Springs. Legacy is a part of the nationwide Farm Credit System.