Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Announces Local Scholarship Winner in Cuthbert

4/27/2016
Southwest Georgia Farm Credit today presented Randolph-Clay High School senior Persia Tillman a $1,000 scholarship to pursue her college education.

DAWSON – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit today presented Randolph-Clay High School senior Persia Tillman a $1,000 scholarship to pursue her college education. Ms. Tillman plans to attend Columbus State University to pursue a degree in Pharmacy.                                .

“Persia has committed herself to excellence in all that she sets out to do, both in the classroom and in the community,” said Josh McGalliard, Relationship Manager at Southwest Georgia Farm Credit. “It is a pleasure to award her with this scholarship.”

In the sixth 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 Matthew Green of Thomasville High Scholars Academy in Thomasville, Earl G. “Dru” Ford, IV of Westwood Schools in Camilla, and John Stauffer of Brookwood School in Thomasville.

Headquartered in Bainbridge, Georgia, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit (www.SWGAFarmCredit.com) 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.

 

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PHOTO CUTLINE:  Persia Tillman, right, is congratulated by Josh McGalliard, Relationship Manager, on receiving a Southwest Georgia Farm Credit scholarship. Persia is one of four scholarship recipients for 2016.