2022 Scholarship Applications

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2022
**Grower member scholarship requirements have changed for 2022.
Some students who didn't meet the previous qualifications may be eligible to apply now.



2021 Scholarship Recipients


Grower Member Scholarship Recipients

Sadie Harris

Sadie Harris 2021 Grower Member Recipient

Harris Farms
Huntland, TN
Majoring in Biology at Berry College
$2500 scholarship sponsored by Tyson Foods Shelbyville & Cobb-Vantress

Zoey Fuller

Zoey Fuller 2021 Grower Member Recipient

Fuller Chicken Farm
Westmoreland, TN
Majoring in Cellular Biology at Transylvania University
$2000 scholarship sponsored by Cobb-Vantress


Kaymen Hustrulid

Kaymen Hustrulid 2021 Grower Member Recipient

S & B Hollow Farms
Pulaski, TN
Majoring in Nursing at UT Chattanooga
$2000 scholarship sponsored by Aviagen

Brookelyn Long

Brookelyn Long 2021 Grower Member Recipient

Sticks Chicks & Lucky Clucker
Lawrenceburg, TN
Majoring in Physics at
UA Huntsville
$1500 scholarship sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Ann-Marie Young

Ann-Marie Young 2021 Grower Member Recipient

Whitehead Farms
Iron City, TN
Majoring in Dental Hygeine at
South College
$1500 scholarship sponsored by Live Oak Bank


Career Track

Braxton Bates

Braxton Bates 2021 Career Member Recipient

Benton, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at UT Knoxville
$1,000 scholarship sponsored by Pilgrims

Ansley Eskew

Ansley Eskew 2021 Career Member Recipient

Morristown, TN
Majoring in Biochemistry at MTSU
$1,000 scholarship sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals

Rebecca Finchum

Rebecca Finchum 2021 Career Member Recipient

Strawberry Plains, TN
Majoring in Animal Science/Bioscience at UT Knoxville
$2,000 scholarship sponsored by International Paper & TN Soybean Promotion Council

 

Abigail McConnell

Abigail McConnell 2021 Career Member Recipient

Munford, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at MTSU
$2,500 scholarship sponsored by TN Corn Producers & Reliable Poultry

Austin Parker

Austin Parker 2021 Career Member Recipient

Gallatin, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at MTSU $1,000 scholarship sponsored by Tyson Foods Humboldt

Lyndsey White

Lyndsey White 2021 Grower Member Recipient

Dickson, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at MTSU $2,000 scholarship sponsored by
Zoetis & TN Soybean Promotion Council


Company Members

Riley Black

Riley Black 2021 Company Member Recipient

Charleston, TN
Majoring in Human Development at Lee University
$500 scholarship sponsored by
Cumberland Poultry

Seth Curl

Seth Curl 2021 Company Member Recipient

Russellville, AR
Majoring in Biomedical Sciences & Psychology at Ouachita Baptist University
$1000 scholarship sponsored by
BankPlus

Carson Eskew

Carson Eskew 2021 Company Member Recipient

Morristown, TN
Majoring in Biochemistry at MTSU
$1000 scholarship sponsored by
Foodmate

 

Alec Hamby

Alec Hamby 2021 Company Member Recipient

Social Circle, GA
Majoring in Criminal Justice at University of Georgia
$500 scholarship sponsored by Big Dutchman

Callie Keaton

Callie Keaton 2021 Company Member Recipient

Anderson, MO
Majoring in Ag Communications at Oklahoma State
$500 scholarship sponsored by
Hubbard LLC

Christian McGinnis

Christian McGinnis 2021 Company Member Recipient

Circle Hull, GA
Majoring in Emerging Technologies at Athens Technical College
$500 scholarship sponsored by FS Group

 

Abby Wright

Abby Wright 2021 Company Member Recipient

Morristown, TN
Majoring in Nursing at UT Knoxville
$2,500 scholarship sponsored by Integrity Testing & Inspection

Molly Phillips

Molly Phillips 2021 Company Member Recipient

Pine Knot, KY
Majoring in Biology at University of the Cumberlands
$1000 scholarship sponsored by
River Valley AgCredit

 

Summer Ratledge

Summer Ratledge 2021 Company Member Recipient

Maryville, TN
Majoring in Environmental Science at Pellissippi State Community College
$500 scholarship sponsored by Koch Foods

Kayla Walker

Kayla Walker 2021 Company Member Recipient

Horton, AL
Majoring in Pre-Veterinary Animal Sciences at Auburn University
$500 scholarship sponsored by
Koch Foods

Ella Wilds

Ella Wilds 2021 Company Member Recipient

Knoxville, TN
Majoring in Environmental Science at Hollins University
$1000 scholarship sponsored by Marel


2020 Scholarship Recipients


Grower Member Scholarship Recipients

Kaymen Hustrulid

Kaymen Hustrulid 2020 Grower Member Recipient

S & B Hollow Farms (Aviagen)
Pulaski, TN
Majoring in Nursing at UT Chattanooga
$2500 scholarship sponsored by Aviagen

Sadie Harris

Sadie Harris 2020 Grower Member Recipient

Harris Farms (Tyson Shelbyville)
Elora, TN
Majoring in Biology at Berry College
$1500 scholarship sponsored by Cumberland / GSI


Brookelyn Long

Brookelyn Long 2020 Grower Member Recipient

Stick's Chicks (Aviagen)
Lawrenceburg, TN
Majoring in Physics (Astronomy) at
University of Alabama Huntsville
$1500 scholarship sponsored by TN Corn Producers

Duncan "Trey" Dollar

Duncan 'Trey' Dollar 2020 Grower Member Recipient

Dollar Farm (Tyson Shelbyville)
Elora, TN
Majoring in Aerospace Engineering at
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
$1000 scholarship sponsored by Cobb-Vantress


Career Track

Abigail McConnell

Abigail McConnell 2020 Career Member Recipient

Munford, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at MTSU
$2,500 scholarship sponsored by Pilgrims

Hunter Crowson

Hunter Crowson 2020 Career Member Recipient

Gallatin, TN
Majoring in Business Ag at TN Tech University
$1,500 scholarship sponsored by Reliable Poultry

 

Carson Eskew

Carson Eskew 2020 Career Member Recipient

Morristown, TN
Majoring in Biochemistry at MTSU
$1,500 scholarship sponsored by FS Group

Jacob Harris

Jacob Harris 2020 Career Member Recipient

Mt. Juliet, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at
TN Tech University
$1,500 scholarship sponsored by
Marel Poultry

Ansley Eskew

Ansley Eskew 2020 Grower Member Recipient

Morristown, TN
Majoring in Biochemistry at MTSU
$1,000 scholarship sponsored by
Foodmate US


Company Members

Callie Keaton

Callie Keaton 2020 Company Member Recipient

Anderson, MO
Majoring in Ag Communications at Oklahoma State University
$2500 scholarship sponsored by
Cobb-Vantress

Riley Black

Riley Black 2020 Company Member Recipient

Charleston, TN
Majoring in Education at Lee University
$1500 scholarship sponsored by
Live Oak Bank

Seth Curl

Seth Curl 2020 Company Member Recipient

Russellville, AR
Majoring in Biomedical Sciences at
Ouachita Baptist University
$1500 scholarship sponsored by
Sunbelt Rentals

 

Alec Hamby

Alec Hamby 2020 Company Member Recipient

Social Circle, GA
Majoring in Criminal Justice at
University of North GA Oconee Campus
$1500 scholarship sponsored by International Paper

Kammie Yates

Kammie Yates 2020 Company Member Recipient

Lafayette, TN
Majoring in Health Information Management at Western KY University
$1500 scholarship sponsored by
Boehringer Ingelheim

Kayla Walker

Kayla Walker 2020 Company Member Recipient

Horton, AL
Majoring in Pre-Vet Animal Sciences at Auburn University
$1000 scholarship sponsored by Zoetis


2019 Scholarship Recipients


Grower Member Scholarship Recipients

Madison Harlan

Madison Harlan 2019 Grower Member Recipient

G & V Farms
Red Boiling Springs, TN
Majoring in Nursing at Vol State Community College
$2000 Scholarship

Kaitlyn McClary

Kaitlyn McClary 2019 Grower Member Recipient

Tim McClary Farm
Delano, TN
Majoring in Elementary Ed at TN Wesleyan
$1500 Scholarship


Career Track Recipients

Hunter Crowson

Hunter Crowson 2019 Career Track Recipient

Gallatin, TN
Majoring in Business Agriculture at TN Tech University
$1000 Scholarship

Carson Eskew

Carson Eskew 2019 Career Track Recipient

Morristown, TN
Majoring in Biochemistry at MTSU
$1000 Scholarship

Calli Gregory

Calli Gregory 2019 Career Track Recipient

Shelbyville, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at MTSU
$1000 Scholarship

 

Joseph Gulizia

Joseph Gulizia 2019 Career Track Recipient

Fairview, TN
Majoring in Animal Science at MTSU
$2500 Scholarship

Abigail McConnell

Abigail McConnell 2019 Career Track Recipient

Munford, TN
Majoring in Pre-Vet / Animal Science at MTSU
$1000 Scholarship


Company Member Recipients

Seth Curl

Seth Curl 2019 Company Member Recipient

Russellville, AR
Majoring in Biomedical at Ouachita Baptist University
$2500 Scholarship

Ashley Goines

Ashley Goines 2019 Company Member Recipient

Gainesville, GA
Majoring in Vet Tech at Morehead State University
$1000 Scholarship

Alexander "Alec" Hamby

Alexander Hamby 2019 Company Member Recipient

Social Circle, GA
Majoring in Criminal Justice at University of N Georgia
$1000 Scholarship

 

Adrienne Joyner

Adrienne Joyner 2019 Company Member Recipient

South Fulton, TN
Majoring in Agribusiness at Murray State
$1000 Scholarship

Kayla Walker

Kayla Walker 2019 Company Member Recipient

Horton, AL
Majoring in Animal Sciences at Snead State Community College
$1000 Scholarship

Kammie Yates

Kammie Yates 2019 Company Member Recipient

Lafayette, TN
Majoring in Medical Laboratory Science at Western KY University
$1000 Scholarship


2018 Scholarship Presentation Video


2017 Scholarship Presentation Video

2016 Scholarship Presentation Video




Rosa Haynes
Lee University

2016 TPA Scholarship Winners Announced

Each year at our Annual Meeting & Summer Getaway, TPA awards scholarships to deserving students from across the state of Tennessee. Students may apply for a Grower Member Scholarship if they grew up in TN on a TPA Member farm, or a Career Track Scholarship if they are a resident of TN pursuing a career in the poultry industry. Scholarship funds are generated in April of each year from our Spring golf tournament and sporting clays shoot.


Summer Treece
Pellissippi State Community College

  • Congratulations to all of the 2016 winners!


    TPA Grower Member Scholarship Recipients
  • Rosa Haynes - Oaks Farm, Old Fort, TN; majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies at Lee University - $2500
  • Allison Conley - Conley Farms, Cleveland, TN; majoring in Nursing at Lee University - $1000
  • Brandon Conley - Conley Farms, Cleveland, TN; majoring in Agri. at Cleveland State Comm. College - $1000
  • Charlie Sneed - Charles Luke Farm, Cleveland, TN; majoring in Agribusiness at UT Knoxville - $1000
  • Ethan Brown - Laurel Hill Farm, Lawrenceburg, TN; majoring in Natural Resources Mgmt. at UTM - $1000
  • Poultry Career Track Scholarship Recipients
  • Summer Treece - Knoxville, TN; majoring in Ag Education at Pellissippi State Community College - $2500
  • Elaina Henson - Rosemark, TN; majoring in Veterinary Science at UT Martin - $1000
  • Cody Jolin - Moss, TN; majoring in Animal Science at TN Tech University - $1000
  • David Kraft - Franklin, TN; majoring in Animal Science at Middle TN State University - $1000
  • Steven Williams - Scott Co, TN; majoring in Agribusiness Management at TN Tech University - $1000
  • Katelynn Cammack - McMinnville, TN; majoring in Ag Communications at TN Tech University - $1000


Allison Conley
Lee University

2015 TPA Scholarship Winners Announced

TPA is proud to announce that eight students from the state of Tennessee have received scholarships in the second year of its scholarship program. The deserving winners were announced during the Saturday evening banquet at the 2015 TPA Annual Meeting & Summer Getaway.

Students may apply for a Grower Member Scholarship if they grew up in TN on a TPA Member farm, or a Career Track Scholarship if they are a resident of TN pursuing a career in the poultry industry. Scholarship funds were generated in April 2015 during TPA's Spring Golf Tournament held at Windtree Golf Course in Mt. Juliet, TN, thanks to our very generous sponsors and participants.


Clay Kesterson
UT - Knoxville

  • Congratulations to all of the 2015 winners!


    TPA Grower Member Scholarship Recipients
  • Allison Conley - Conley Farms, Cleveland, TN; Majoring in Nursing at Lee University - $2500
  • Halie Beason - Beason Farms, Monroe, TN; Majoring in Business at Volunteer State Community College - $1000
  • Jesse Gregory - Cadet Farms, Red Boiling Springs, TN; Majoring in Agricultural Engineering at TN Tech - $1000
  • Davinity Tallent - Tallent Farms, Spring City, TN; Majoring in Health Promotion CHES at Liberty University - $1000
  • Poultry Career Track Scholarship Recipients
  • Clay Kesterson - Morristown, TN; Majoring in Animal Science at UT Knoxville - $2500
  • Brady Brown - Lawrenceburg, TN; Majoring in Animal Science at UT Martin - $1000
  • Heath McAlexander - Huntingdon, TN; Majoring in Animal Science / Veterinary Science at UT Martin - $1000
  • Charlie Sneed - Cleveland, TN; Majoring in Agribusiness at Cleveland State Community College - $1000

Halie Beason
Vol State CC

Brady Brown
UT - Martin

Jesse Gregory
TN Tech

Heath McAlexander
UT - Martin

Charlie Sneed
Cleveland State CC

Davinity Tallent
Liberty University

2014 Winners



Jake Clements
Red Boiling Springs, TN


Trevor Russell
Red Boiling Springs, TN