Delaware County Farm Bureau awards scholarships

Delaware County Farm Bureau recently awarded $1,500 scholarships to three local graduating seniors.

The scholarships are available to students pursuing agricultural as well as other degrees.

Recipients were:

• Curtis Harsh, son of David and Michele Harsh of Radnor. Curtis grew up on a beef and grain farm and was an active Buckeye Valley High School FFA member. He plans to attend Iowa State University to study agricultural business. (Curtis was also The Gazette’s Teen of the Year scholarship winner.)

• Kathryn Sherman, daughter of Kenneth Sherman of Sunbury where her family operates a dairy farm. During her tenure at Big Walnut High School, Kathryn participated in marching band and 4-H. She plans to pursue an animal science degree at The Ohio State University.

• Austin Harsh, son of Glenn and Kelly Harsh of Delaware. Austin grew up on a corn and soybean farm and attended Buckeye Valley High School where he was captain of both the football and baseball teams. Austin will attend The Ohio State University and major in business.

“Farm Bureau has a history of supporting youth,” said Tim Barnes, president of Delaware County Farm Bureau. “We’re proud to help support these young people in achieving their goals.”

The scholarships were available to the children of Farm Bureau members. For more information, contact the county office at 800-327-6055.

Delaware County Farm Bureau has more than 3,200 members who are farmers, gardeners, food enthusiasts and more. To learn about the organization, or to join, go to