Oct. 13 2016 07:28 AM

Over 150 students apply for Lallemand Forward Scholarship

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Lallemand Animal Nutrition is pleased to announce the 2016 Lallemand Forward Scholarship recipients. After reviewing more than 150 scholarship applications, the scholarship committee selected five exceptional students pursuing degrees in agriculture.

Yan Sun is the recipient of the PhD scholarship, receiving $3,000. Sun is currently working on her PhD at Michigan State University, with research focusing on the effects of dietary factors and ruminal pH on rumen biohydrogenation pathways and the risk of milk fat depression.
Stephanie Coombes is the recipient of the Master’s scholarship and she will also receive $3,000. Coombes is currently working on her Master’s at Kansas State University, studying Communications and Agricultural Education.

The three undergraduate scholarship recipients, who will each receive $2,500, are as follows:
· Cole Hamilton, Agronomy-Plant Science, Western Kentucky University
· Andrew Klein, Agriculture Education, University of Illinois
· Conor McCabe, Animal Science with a focus on dairy cattle, Cornell University

“Lallemand is happy to support these exceptional students as they pursue their studies.” says Jeff Ast, Commercial Director, Lallemand Animal Nutrition. “Our team was impressed with the number and quality of students advancing the future of agriculture.”

The Lallemand Forward Scholarship recognizes students at the PhD, Master’s and undergraduate levels who are excelling in their agricultural programs.