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Farm Bureau offers scholarships
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The Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to 10 high school seniors who plan to pursue college degrees in agriculture, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Keith Mitcham, Newton County Farm Bureau president, recently announced.


The top three students will receive $3,000 scholarships. The remaining seven will receive $750 scholarships.


Applicants must plan to enter a unit of the University System of Georgia or Berry College during the 2014-2015 academic year. Applications must be submitted by Feb. 21, 2014.


For more details, contact the Newton County Farm Bureau office at 770-786-7201. To download a copy of the application, visit


Scholarship recipients will be announced in May 2014.