Deerfield Ag Services named the winners of $4,700 in Fair Funding Starter Scholarships for the 2022 fair season. The program is designed to support individual youth exhibitors at the start of their projects and offset some of the initial investments associated with fair livestock projects.
While these scholarships did not likely offset the full cost of getting started, Deerfield Ag hopes to make it more attainable for junior fair participants to take part in exhibiting the livestock of their choice.
The scholarship was eligible to students in Portage, Stark, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. To sign up for the program, students were required to fill out a brief application.
The following students were awarded scholarships with amounts varied by the project: