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Nov 22, 2019, 9:04
North American Meat Institute Scholarship Foundation Announces 2019-2020 Scholarship Recipients
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North American Meat Institute Scholarship Foundation Announces 2019-2020 Scholarship Recipients

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Scholarship Foundation announced the recipients of its 2019-2020 undergraduate scholarship awards. Eleven high-performing undergraduate students received a combined total of $55,000 to pursue degrees in animal, meat and food science, and in culinary arts.

“The North American Meat Institute Scholarship Foundation congratulates the award recipients for their academic excellence and leadership in their field of study,” said NAMI Scholarship Foundation President Mike Gangel of Birko-Chad Co. “We are glad to support their efforts to learn about our industry and look forward to their contributions to our work to provide safe and wholesome meat and poultry to the world.”

The following students are the 2019-2020 Scholars:

The Robert Hatoff “Center of the Plate” Memorial Scholar
Westesha Neely, Johnson & Wales University, Culinary Arts & Food Service Management

The John Duyn Scholar
Jacob David Manternach, Iowa State University, Food Science

The Ron Gustafson Scholar
Colton Smith, Texas Tech University, Food Science

The Frank DeBenedetti Scholar
LeAnna Tanner, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Food Science and Technology 

The Florence Smith Powers Scholar
Conrad Schelkopf, Colorado State University, Animal Science

The Al Piccetti Scholar
Nicole Machuca, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dairy Science

The Rosemary Mucklow Scholar
Brittany Shipp, Texas A&M University, Animal Science and Ag. Comm. and Journalism