Foundation ScholarshipsThe United Suffolk Sheep Foundation offers several scholarships for Suffolk youth. The application deadline for all scholarships is June 1st. If you would like to contribute to scholarships offered through the foundation, please contact the Suffolk Office.
MacCauley Foundation Scholarships - $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, $2,500(x2):
Suffolk Foundation Scholarship - $1000:
Caleb Antram of Somerset, Pennsylvania is son of Dave and Jodell Antram. Caleb is currently an Animal Science major at Penn State University and plans pursue a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completion of veterinary school, Caleb plans to serve his local community as a mixed animal veterinarian and continue to farm with his family. Caleb attributes his personal experiences with his own flock of sheep in creating and working towards his career goals. Caleb is a member of the United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association, active in Army ROTC at Penn State and active in various other collegiate clubs at Penn State.
Raesa Zelinsky of Brookings, South Dakota is currently a freshman at South Dakota State University majoring in Animal Science with a specialization in industry relations. Rasea is the daughter of Rob and Christy Zelinsky, and has been actively involved with the Suffolk breed at the local, state and national level since a small child. Aside from showing, she has her own sale corresponding to her SAE project the end of March merchandising Suffolk market lambs to youth from various states. Raesa currently serves as the South Dakota State FFA Secretary, an United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association board member, and volunteers for numerous organizations.
Royer Farm Suffolk Scholarship - $2000:
Kylie Ketcham of Alhambra, Illinois is the daughter of Kerry and Jessie Ketcham. Kylie is currently a freshman at the Western Kentucky University majoring in Agri-Business and plans to pursue a career in sales upon graduation. She was introduced to Suffolks by her grandfather Kim as a young girl and has since been involved with the family’s Suffolk flock. At the age of 7 Kylie began showing Suffolks at the local level and then expanded her involvement to the state and national level. Kylie was an active 4-H and FFA member, a State FFA Degree recipient and has volunteered for numerous organizations and causes.
Let's Grow Suffolk Scholarship - $1000:
Danielle Berry of Willits, California is the winner of the $1000 Let's Grow Suffolks scholarship. She is currently a student at Feather River Junior College in Quincy, California. Upon graduation she plans to attend UC Davis and pursue vet school with plans to become a large animal vet. Danielle was a past winner of the Suffolk Ewe Lamb Giveaway and participated in the Suffolk futurity program. Danielle was the President of her local FFA chapter and through FFAC has received her green hand, chapter and state degrees. In addition to showing sheep, Danielle also shows horses.