Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship Awards $10,000 for 2019

Four graduating high school students were selected to receive the four-year, $10,000 Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship ( this year. These presentations raise the total recipient number to 113 since the program began in 1986. Matt Lutsey, president of Waseda Farms, which sponsors the scholarship, said more than $700,000 has been awarded to recipients during the program’s history.

“My late grandfather Thomas H. Lutsey started the scholarship foundation nearly 35 years ago with a singular vision of rewarding students who worked hard, did well in school, and had a passion for agriculture and a desire to further their education to enhance their community,” Lutsey said.

To be considered, students must be graduating from a high school that is within 150 miles of Green Bay, in good academic standing, planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university, and committed to pursuing a career in agriculture that will enhance Wisconsin’s rural communities.The 2019 Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship recipients are Justin Engebretsen of Gillett High School, Hailey Fink of Kaukauna High School, Jessica Magdan of Weyauwega-Fremont High School and Lily Wagner of Westfield Area High School.

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