Shawnee Mission, Kan., April 8, 2020— Seaboard Foods awarded $1,000 scholarships to 40 students who live in the communities where Seaboard Foods does business. The students are pursuing certificates and degrees from technical schools, colleges and universities next fall.
Click here to view the recipients of the 2020 Community Scholarship.
"Seaboard Foods strives to support the development of future leaders in the communities where we operate. Scholarships for further education demonstrate one of the many ways we can encourage young adults to take control of their future and become all they can," says Kay Stinson, vice president of human resources and animal care at Seaboard Foods.
The Seaboard Foods community scholarship focuses on providing educational assistance to students. Seaboard Foods awarded scholarships to students in every state it has operations: Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado and Iowa.
Students were awarded scholarships based on achievements in academics, extracurricular activities, work experience and community involvement. More than 300 students applied for the scholarship.
About Seaboard Foods As part of a uniquely connected food system, Seaboard Foods relentlessly seeks a better way to produce wholesome Prairie Fresh® pork by purposely connecting every step between its farms and family tables around the world. Operating in five states and employing more than 5,000 people, Seaboard Foods' continued commitment to creating the most sought-after pork ensures the well-being of its animals, the environment, employees and the communities they call home. Headquartered the Kansas City Metro, products sold domestically are marketed under the Prairie Fresh® brand and internationally under the Seaboard Farms® brand.