The goal of this scholarship is to help alleviate some of the financial burden and helping to set these students up for success in the workforce.
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — The SC State 1890 Research and Extension Program is recruiting for its fourth cohort of its Ag Innovation Scholarship program. They’re preparing the next generation of students entering the food and agriculture workforce.
“I would say it’s helped me tremendously,” said scholar Keshauna Davis.
Davis has been a scholar in the program for three years. She was first introduced to agriculture as a child living with her grandmother who was a gardener and raised livestock. Now she has aspirations of being a veterinarian.
“My dream actually is to work with companion animals, small and large. I just wanna be able to give people the treatment for their animals cause they love ‘em so much,” said Davis.
With agribusiness being the number one industry in the state, and a major producer of jobs …