I am pleased to announce that Pride Ag Resources in support of continued education for its members, is providing five $1000 scholarships.
Eligibility: Area high school seniors who will be graduating in May of 2018 and will be attending post education at Vo-Tech, Junior College or 4-year College will be eligible to apply.
Application:Applicants must be children of parents who are members of Pride Ag Resources and will need to apply before May 1st of 2018. Award money will be paid in two payments each semester to an education facility selected by winners. Scholarship winners will be announced prior to and will be recognized at the Pride Ag Resources Annual Meeting in May.
Committee: Applicants will be selected by a committee of educators, retired employees, and business leaders. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and a statement of career and educational goals.
Recipients: The scholarship winners will need to provide a proof of passing at the end of semester, graduation certificate, and certification of enrollment for the post education selected. Payment will be made directly to the college after proof of enrollment.
103rd Annual Meeting of the Stockholders Friday, May 11th 2018 Guest Speaker will be: Mitch Holthus
A Mitch Holthus (HOLE-tus) is the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs and is the longest tenured and most decorated Play-By-Play “Voice” in Franchise History.
Holthus is also the Host of the Hy-Vee Chiefs Insider television show. In addition, he originates the “Minute with Mitch” radio and television series which is seen and heard in five states. His work is also featured on KCChiefs.com.
Following the NFL season, Holthus is a Television Play-By-Play announcer for College Basketball. His work has been featured on the ESPN Family of Networks, Fox Sports and other National Outlets. He primary covers the Big 12 Conference and the Missouri Valley Conference and is a Past recipient of the John Sanders “Spirit of the Valley” Award.
September of 2012, Holthus was awarded an Emmy for his video and On-Line work by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
In addition, Holthus was named the Kansas City Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Sportscasters and the Sportswriters Association and is a Past President of the Organization. Holthus has Two Degrees from Kansas State University, One in Journalism and another in Business Administration.
In January 2016, Holthus was inducted into the Kansas State University Athletics Hall of Fame, for his 13 Years of work at his Alma Mater.
Dodge City Civic Center 2110 1st Ave, Dodge City Kansas Registration from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Meal will be served at 6:00 PM Annual Meeting will follow the meal We will also be hosting a reception and dance following the meeting. The dance will be at the Knights of Columbus, 800 Frontview, in Dodge City. Join us for a fun night of dancing with Buckner Creek Band performing from 9:00 to 12:00 pm.