Penn State Fayette student receives Pa. Farm Show Foundation scholarship
Lexie Matthews, Washington County, a junior at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus majoring in business management and marketing was among 25 who were awarded scholarships by the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation during the 95th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The students were recognized before the show's Junior Livestock Auction and Sale of Champions on Jan. 11.
The foundation awards scholarships to young people who are registered in a post-secondary educational institution and who have exhibited livestock at the Farm Show. To be chosen, students must exhibit leadership qualities and excellent academic performance, according to the foundation.
The Farm Show Scholarship Foundation has awarded nearly $900,000 in scholarship money to 344 students since its founding in 1993.