Back to all news

Jun 21, 2021

Legacy Ag Credit Awards 25,000 In Scholarships to Local Students

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

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

 

“Legacy Ag Credit is proud to support the next generation of ag leaders, and we’re excited to see what the future holds for them,” said Derrell Chapman, the co-op’s chief executive officer.


Awardees are as follows:  

 

$5,000 scholarship

Savannah Allen

Hopkins County

Texas A&M University


$2,500 scholarships

Jorja Bessonett

Hopkins County

Texas A&M University-Commerce

 

Lucy Brannon

Wood County

Tyler Junior College

 

Breanna Chavez

Upshur County

Texas A&M University

 

Keeley Glidewell

Hopkins County

Texas Tech University

 

Kathryn Hudman

Wood County

Tarleton State University

 

Cooper Michael Mayes

Gregg County

Texas A&M University

 

Spencer Alise Pruitt

Upshur County

Texas A&M University

 

Bree Allie Rolen

Rains County

Texas A&M University

 

Legacy Ag Credit is a borrower-owned lending co-op that finances agriculture, rural real estate, country homes and 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.