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2021 Scholarships

Spencer Jameson, Kamiakin High School

Spencer Jameson
Spencer Jameson is the daughter of Randy and Sheila Jameson. She is 18 and has been riding horses since she was five years old. Spencer has shown both horses and pigs in 4-H. She is currently competing in WAHSET and High School Rodeo. Spencer began rodeoing in high school and hopes to continue as an independent in college. Spencer recently graduated from Kamiakin High School and Columbia Basin College. This fall, she will be attending WSU Pullman to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine.

Mackenzie Shattuck, Connell High School

Mackenzie Shattuck
Mackenzie Shattuck just graduated from Connell High School with the class of 2021. She has been showing sheep at the Benton Franklin Fair in 4-H and FFA for eight years. Showing livestock and being involved in the agriculture industry have made a huge impact on her and shaped her future ambitions. This fall Mackenzie will be attending Washington State University to study Agriculture and Food Business Economics. After WSU, she plans on attending law school to pursue a career in Agriculture Law.

Erica Duffy, Hanford High School

Erica Duffy on horseback
Erica graduated as valedictorian from Hanford High School in June and will be attending California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo to study Biomedical Engineering. During her five years showing horses, Erica has been active in many different levels of the horse community: 4-H, Washington State High School Equestrian Team (WAHSET), Open Shows, and the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), to name a few. In the 2019 Fair, Erica qualified as one of the Top 5 in the Senior Division with her horse Smarty and went on to earn two bronze medals at the State Fair. In the virtual 2020 Fair, she earned two Grand Champion titles with her horse Chilly. The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo has been the highlight of her summers, and is always the end-of-season celebration for all of the hard work invested in the showing season.
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