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RMFU announces 2007 scholarship recipients

Denver – Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) and Farmers Union Service Association (FUSA) are pleased to honor the academic achievements of American youth by awarding scholarships for continued education. Four Colorado students are being recognized this year. They are Jordan K. Davison, Jennifer J. Dvorak, Makena M. Roe, and Lisa R. Schumacher.

• Jordan K. Davison, son of Arlyn and Deb Davison, is currently a student at Hastings College in Nebraska. His family lives in Wray, Colo. In addition to maintaining excellent grades as an outstanding student in math and science, Jordan is an accomplished artist. He has also been active in wrestling and football. Jordan was awarded a $1,000 FUSA Scholarship to recognize his dedication and hard work.

• Jennifer J. Dvorak and her parents, Chuck and Joan Dvorak, live in Haxtun, Colo. She is completing her senior year of high school while taking coursework at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. Jennifer raised dairy heifers to help finance her education. She intends to pursue her studies at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Jennifer is a violinist as well as a 4-H member and an accomplished equestrian. Her James G. Patton Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 recognizes her achievements.

• Makena M. Roe, daughter of Larry and Coral Roe, is a senior at Centaurus High in Lafayette and plans to attend Colorado State University. A National Honor Society member, Makena has been active in her community through 4-H and other programs, including coaching volleyball and soccer. Her $1,000 RMFU Scholarship will help her pursue her interest in occupational therapy.

• Lisa R. Schumacher is enrolled at Laramie County Community College (LCCC). Her parents, Lyle and Karen Schumacher, and family live in Peetz, Colo., where she has been active in RMFU activities all her life. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America. She has been selected for the Radiology program at LCCC. She is the recipient of the $500 Katheryn Pappenheim Memorial Scholarship and a FUSA Scholarship for $500.

“The young people of America are our nation’s investment in the future,” said Jennifer Luitjens Bahr, RMFU education director. “RMFU and FUSA are proud to honor the achievements of these young scholars and wish them success in their careers.”

Editors: Call for photos of recipients.

For more information, call Jennifer Luitjens Bahr, 303-752-5800