Posted June 23, 2022
The North Carolina Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation recently awarded Careers in Conservation Scholarships to Granville County residents Sarah Huff and Austin Carrol.
Sarah Huff, of Oxford, is a graduate of Roxboro Community School and plans to major in Poultry Science. Austin Carroll, of Bullock, is a graduate of J.F. Webb High School and plans to major in Crop and Soil Science with a concentration in Business. Both Sarah and Austin plan to attend North Carolina State University this fall.
Granville County’s Soil and Water Conservationist Byron Currin stated, “This scholarship program from the NC Foundation of Soil and Water Conservation helps foster the next generation of conservation workers that will work to protect and conserve North Carolina’s natural resources. I’m excited that Austin and Sarah have chosen to pursue a career in conservation, and I know they will be successful at NC State University and wherever their careers take them.”
The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation offers scholarships to students across North Carolina who attend, or will attend, a community college or university in North Carolina. All scholarship recipients must have a declared major in one of the following programs: agronomy, agricultural engineering, agriculture sustainability, agriculture education, animal science, forestry, natural resource conservation or management, plant science, soil science, water management, water quality, wildlife management or other closely related degree programs.
For more information, visit the NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation Foundation website: https://ncsoilwater.org/.