▪ The Prosser High School Future Farmers of America has received a $2,500 donation from the Monsanto Fund on Behalf of Benton County Farmer Ryan Munn. Munn chose Prosser High School’s FFA through America’s Farmer Grow Communities.
▪ Alan Raeder will receive a master of science in crop science from the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University.
His thesis is titled, “Glyphosate use in Washington state high-density apple orchards: Glyphosate absorption, translocation, affects on tree growth and soil microbial composition.”
Raeder earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and food security from WSU in 2011.
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He is the son of Teresa Nelson of Kennewick, and Tom Raeder of Pasco.
▪ Seth Shelton will receive a master of science in horticultural sciences from the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University.
His thesis is titled, “The effects of in-season canopy damage on potato growth, development and grower return.”
Shelton earned a bachelor of science degree in agricultural sciences from Oregon State University and an associate of arts degree from Columbia Basin College.
He is the son of Kelly Shelton and Ronald Shelton of Kennewick.
▪ Lily Campos was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University.
Campos is the daughter of Lilly Cordoba and Jose Campos of Kennewick.
▪ Edmond Brager, of Richland, has been awarded the Presidential Scholarship for $3,000 to Eastern Washington University for the 2015-2016 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to students with a grade-point average of 3.8 or higher, SAT scores of at least 1250 and SAT scores of 28 or higher.
Edmond will graduate from Delta High School this June, and will attend EWU where he plans to study Engineering. At EWU, he plans to be involved in a blacksmith and engineering club.
Edmond is the son of Margaret and Ken Brager of Richland.
▪ Derek Minnis, of Richland, has been named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies, Circleville, Ohio, for the spring semester.
▪ Several Tri-Cities-area students graduated from Perry Technical Institute on March 23. They include,
Kennewick – Garrett Hamby, electrical technology; Travis Richied, instrumentation & industrial automation technology.
Pasco – Gerardo Landeros, automotive technology.
Richland – Octavio Rodriguez, automotive technology.
▪ The following students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines at Brigham Young University, Baton Rouge, La.
Madeline Anguiano of Kennewick and Janae Calaway of Pasco
▪ Drew McCullough, of Richland, was named on the fall semester University of Wyoming Provost’s Honor Roll.
It consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six, but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester.