The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Dean Gerot Memorial Conservation Scholarship. The winner was selected from applicants across the county. The scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing further education in fields of agriculture or natural resources. Selection is based on leadership, academic achievement, and service.
This year?s $1,000 scholarship is awarded to Sydney Black. Black is the daughter of Chris and Tara Black of Ainsworth. Black will attend Iowa State University and pursue a degree in animal science. Her application was forwarded on to regional and state competition.