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Recognizing community involvement, academic
achievement and industry commitment.
saM BRake, JaMes B. Hunt HigH scHool
he North CaroliNa Pork
Council (NCPC) is honored to
grant Sam Brake, son of James
and Kristina Brake of Lucama, with its
prestigious annual scholarship award.
Sam meets all of the scholarship
requirements outlined by the NCPC
Scholarship Committee. On review of
Sam's achievements, this committee
has found him an admirable candidate
of the scholarship award, showing great promise as a leader in
the swine industry one day.
Sam is a recent graduate of James B. Hunt High School and
plans on attending Connors State College in the fall of 2016.
Sam intends on entering college with a major in animal science and a minor in nutrition. His career goals include either
becoming a representative for a feed company or becoming a
swine nutritionist. Ultimately, he would like to pursue having
a swine operation of his own, producing both show pigs and
In high school, Sam was a dedicated student and an active
participant in steer and livestock showing. He served in both
4H Club and FFA for multiple years and is an active member
of multiple agricultural organizations, including the North
Carolina Angus Association and the North Carolina Cattleman's
Association, just to name a few. Furthermore, he has seen great
success in showing livestock over the past decade, both on
the local and state level. If he's not winning, Sam is routinely
placing in the top 10 at various livestock judging contents.
Sam is highly recommended by his advisors and educators
to receive this scholarship award. We grant Sam this award
with the hope of seeing him grow into one of our industry's
top leaders and agricultural contributors.
tyleR west, east duPlin HigH scHool
CPC iS alSo Proud TO HONOR
Tyler West with its annual
Tyler, a recent graduate of East
Duplin High School, and son of Kevin
and Daphne West of Albertson, will
be attending the University of Mount
Olive this coming fall. He plans on
majoring in agriculture business, with
intent to pursue a career in the agricultural market. Tyler is experienced in working with various pork production farms and is looking forward to gaining
further knowledge in this area during his collegiate career.
In high school, Tyler exhibited strong leadership capabilities
through his achievements, having successfully obtained an
Eagle Scout Award only just last year. Additionally, he served
as a student ambassador through People to People and was
a dedicated student. In his spare time, Tyler devotes himself
to being a volunteer firefighter with the Albertson Volunteer
According to his advisors and employers, Tyler is a diligent
worker who has excelled in balancing his school work, community involvement and employment, with character only
befitting an Eagle Scout recipient. He is named as honest,
trustworthy and kind, and we look forward to watching him
succeed in his future endeavors.
more on nCPC scholarships
Year after year, NCPC awards scholarships to two deserving, hardworking North Carolina agriculture students. This award, granted by
the NCPC scholarship committee, is achieved based on community involvement, academic achievement and industry commitment.
For more information, contact Jan Archer at email@example.com.
eligibility and requirements
Applicants must be an undergraduate or incoming freshman at a university level and enrolled as a full-time student in an agricultural
curriculum of study.
Preference is given to:
* Students attending a community college or university within North Carolina;
* Those with a strong desire to remain active in the swine production industry after graduation;
* Applicants who are actively engaged in swine production; and
* Those whose parents or other family members who are actively engaged in the North Carolina swine industry.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NC Pork Report - Summer 2016
Letter From the President
The Babe Ruth of BBQ
Ncpc Contributing to Agriculture’s Next Generation of Leaders Through Warren Fellows Program
NCPC Profile: Returning to My Farming Roots
Sharing the Story of NC’s Hard-Working Farmers
Honoring Game-Changers in NC Agriculture
NCPC 2016 Scholarship Recipients
Youth Livestock Scholarships Awarded
NC Pork Report - Summer 2016