SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. – Ten students who are children of Seaboard Foods employees will each receive $1,000 scholarships to support their educational goals for the 2017-2018 academic year. Seaboard Foods awarded the scholarships based on achievements in academic, extracurricular, philanthropic and community activities.
"Congratulations to the students selected to receive a scholarship this year." says Alaina Sill, organizer of the scholarship program for Seaboard Foods. "Seaboard Foods values leadership in our business and in our communities. We are happy to support access to educational opportunities for our employees' children through this scholarship program so that they may pursue careers that enrich the communities where we all live, work and play."
Recipients for the 2017 Children of Employees Scholarship Program are:
Jaxson King Fleming High SchoolFleming, Colo.Child of John Kingfarm operations truck driver
Citlali Padilla Garden City High School Garden City, Kan.Child of Isidora Padillafarm operations loadout team member
Kaleb BrownGuymon High SchoolGuymon, Okla.Child of Steve Brownfarm operations haul dispatcher
Dylan PortilloGuymon High SchoolGuymon, Okla.Child of Arnold Portillofarm operations production manager
Holly High SchoolHolly, Colo.Child of Silvia Gomezfarm operations utility
Nathanael Rodriguez Hooker High School Hooker, Okla. Child of Jorge RendonGuymon plant ham line supervisor
Liberal High SchoolLiberal, Kan.Child of Dean Allingfarm operations feed mill safety manager
Olathe East High SchoolOverland Park, Kan.Child of Bret Getzelvice president food service sales
Stanton County Jr/Sr High SchoolJohnson, Kan.Child of Armando Avelarfarm operations truck driver
Wichita County High SchoolLeoti Kan.Child of Chris Conardmanager of milling operations
About Seaboard Foods
Seaboard Foods, with headquarters in Shawnee Mission, Kan., produces premium pork products connected every step of the way from before the farm to beyond the plate. The company employs more than 5,000 people in Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri and Texas sharing a commitment to feed people with safe, nutritious pork products while contributing to the communities in which Seaboard Foods operates. For more information, visit www.SeaboardFoods.com.