Several students in McNeese State University’s Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences are recipients of state and national scholarships.
Four students are recipients of $1,800 scholarships from the Louisiana Poultry Industries Educational Foundation. They are Caleb Chiasson, Welsh; Brennan Uzee, Thibodaux; and William Vanderlick, Bell City, agricultural sciences majors, and Hunter Lepretre, Gueydan, natural resource conservation management major. The scholarships are awarded through the Louisiana Poultry Federation to qualified students on a competitive basis as they pursue a career in poultry science.
Logan Vallee, an agricultural science junior from Pineville, has received a $2,000 scholarship from AMVAC, an American Vanguard company. Vallee is one of seven students selected nationally for the annual award, which supports students as they pursue a career in agriculture and the cotton industry.