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2006 Agstar Scholars Announced

FEB 10, 2006--AgStar Financial Services announced four University of Wisconsin-River Falls students as the recipients of the 2006 research scholarships. Each year, AgStar awards a $2,000 scholarship to up to five students a year for their research.

In order to be eligible for the AgStar Scholars program, students must be entering their senior year or fifth year at UW-River Falls and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. In addition, scholarship winners have a good chance at obtaining an internship with AgStar.

Gregg Hadley, UW-RF AgStar Scholars project coordinator, says the research project helps develop the students' critical thinking skills as well as becoming more prepared for careers within the agriculture industry.  

AgStar serves more than 19,000 clients and manages assets exceeding $3 billion with a team of 450 dedicated members. It provides a full range of services in 69 counties in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin and remains one of the largest farm credit associations in the nation.

UW-RF participants in the AgStar Scholars program are listed by hometown.

Coon Valley, Charlotte Muenzenberger, sophomore, dairy science major
Poynette, Rachel Paskey, junior, dairy science major

Lake City, Minn., Melissa Klein, junior, marketing communications major
Waseca, Minn., Matt Hines, junior, broad area agriculture major


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