Shawnee Mission, Kan., April 22, 2021— Seaboard Foods awarded $1,000 scholarships to 40 students who live in the communities where they do business and 15 to children of their employees. The students are pursuing certificates and degrees from technical schools, colleges and universities next fall.
"Young adults are leaders in our communities, and we are committed to supporting their educational pursuits through scholarships," says Kay Stinson, vice president of human resources and animal care. "We recognize their goals and ambition as they take control of their future and become all they can."
Seaboard Foods' scholarship focuses on fueling education for students in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado and Iowa. Students were selected based on their achievements in academics, extracurricular activities, work experience and community involvement.
Visit seaboardfoods.com/scholarships to view the 2021 recipients for the Community Scholarship and the Children of Employees 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 Guymon, Okla., and five other states and employing more than 3,200 employees in Guymon alone, 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 in the Kansas City Metro, products sold domestically are marketed under the Prairie Fresh® brand and internationally under the Seaboard Farms® brand.