Emily Bauman of Adams County was awarded with one of four $1,000 Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation (OCF) Country Club Scholarships on Jan. 23 at the Ohio Cattlemen’s Annual Convention and Awards Banquet at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio. This year is the eighth year for the OCF Country Club Scholarship, supported by funds from the country club miniature golf course at the 2015 Ohio State Fair. The award is designed for a college student who is currently enrolled in an agricultural program, or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university.
Emily is the daughter of Kent and Joy Bauman. She is a sophomore majoring in Leadership at The Ohio State University. Emily has volunteered on several committee’s at OSU including: the CFAES Banquet Planning Committee, Students Understanding Sustainability Learning Community, Collegiate 4-H New Ideas Planning Committee, and the Saddle and Sirloin Little International Committee. In addition, she has participated in the Nicaragua Study Abroad program as part of the college. One day Emily hopes to become an Extension Educator and continue to run cows on her parents farm.
Established in 1995, the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation’s mission is to advance the future of Ohio’s beef industry by investing in research and education programs. Investments to the OCF are alloted to specific educational programs, leadership development efforts, and scholarships for beef industry youth. These help to build a bright future for Ohio’s beef industry while preserving the agricultural way of life. The OCF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, public charitable organization and is governed by a board of trustees with Ohio Cattlemen’s Association leadership experience. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law and support the mission and programs of the Foundation.