Southwest Georgia Announcest Local Scholarship Winner


BAINBRIDGE – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit today presented Bainbridge High School senior Sarah Michael Farrington a $1,000 scholarship to pursue her college education. Ms. Farrington plans to attend the University of Georgia to pursue a degree in the area of Environmental Science.

5-1-17-Sarah-Michael-Farrington-Scholarship-Winner-Rotated.jpg“Sarah Michael is a dedicated student who has set an example for others by striving for excellence in all that she sets out to do, both in the classroom and in the community” said Brant Harrell, Relationship Manager at Southwest Georgia Farm Credit. “We are honored to award her with this scholarship.”

In the seventh year of its scholarship program, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit commits $4,000 each year to area students, awarding four seniors with $1,000 each.

Other scholarship winners include Sutton Bridges of Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, Akshay Patel of Westwood Schools in Camilla, and Sydney Thomas of Miller County High School in Colquitt. 

Headquartered in Bainbridge, Georgia, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit ( supports farmers and farm businesses, as well as rural property owners, providing safe, sound, dependable financing. The association is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of agricultural and rural lending institutions cooperatively owned by their borrowers. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm, through its constant commitment to competitive lending and expert financial services.