Gresham student earns Greenstone scholarship

Out of numerous applicants, 24 exceptional students were chosen for a Greenstone scholarship and one of those students, who stands out among her community due to her honors and awards, volunteer work experience, impressive grades, and ambitious goals, is Jocelyn Cerveny.

Cerveny resides in Gresham, where she attended Gresham Community School. Cerveny participated in a variety of activities in high school, including impressive involvement within National Honor Society, FFA, and student council. In addition to excelling in many extracurricular activities, Cerveny has maintained a grade point average of 4.0. Cerveny plans to continue her education at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in the fall, pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education.

Cerveny is excited for the opportunities and experiences ahead of her as she pursues a career in agriculture, sharing her knowledge and love for animals, nature, and science.

“Greenstone’s scholarship will greatly aid me in my journey to becoming an agricultural teacher, allowing me to share my enthusiasm for agriculture with students to help them appreciate the industry’s importance,” Cerveny said.

Greenstone takes pride in investing in students interested in pursuing agriculture careers, and believe it is extremely significant to the industry’s success. Since 2010, GreenStone has awarded up to $40,000 in scholarships each year to incoming college freshmen, presenting $2,000 to each selected student attending a four-year college program, and $1,000 to each selected student attending a two-year college program.

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