Groups within the Delaware Farm Bureau recently awarded scholarships totaling $13,000. Three recipients are from Sussex County.
Leslie Webb, daughter of Elaine Webb of Greenwood, won a $1,000 scholarship from Young Farmers and Ranchers, along with the Roland Garrison Scholarship from Kent County Farm Bureau in the amount of $1,000. A graduate of Lake Forest High, she plans to attend the University of Delaware to study environmental engineering. She is the recipient of the Delaware FFA Michael Everline 4-H Leadership Award and a number of impressive honors including serving as Delaware Dairy Princess.
The Sussex Women’s $1,000 scholarship was presented to Spring Madison Vasey of Lincoln. Vasey graduated from home school studies in May 2017 and has been attending Delaware Tech, majoring in dairy science and animal science. She plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in those fields with an emphasis on animal reproduction and biology in order to perhaps work as an embryologist. Daughter of Jody and Dean Vasey, she has been active in 4-H for 14 years, and served as president of the Delaware State Fair Junior Board and Delaware Dairy Princess.
The Sussex County Farm Bureau presented a $500 scholarship to Gabriella B. Morelli, daughter of Joseph and Farrah Morelli of Delmar. A graduate of Delmar High School, Morelli plans to attend Louisiana State University to study landscape architecture.