Leo ‘Bud’ and Janet Goodyear Memorial Scholarship

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About the Scholarship

he Leo 'Bud' and Janet Goodyear Memorial Scholarship was established in 2007 by his family in memory of Bud's commitment to the farming community of Breckenridge.  This scholarship assists Breckenridge High School seniors looking to further their education in an agricultural field of study.
Bud grew up on a family farm north of St. Louis.  In 1955, he and Janet, along with their family moved to Breckenridge where he was employed at Farmers State Bank.  After many years of various jobs and responsibilities, Bud became President and CEO of Farmers State Bank.  Bud was active during his years in the Breckenridge community as a member of Rotary, United Methodist Church, Mayor, B & W Co-Op Board and Coach for Little League teams.  Bud was active in many other organizations throughout Gratiot County.  He served the community of Breckenridge and understood what the farming industry meant to Gratiot County.

Number of Awards and Value

Up to two scholarships for as much as $1,650 each

Requirements

  • Must be a graduating senior of Breckenridge High School pursuing post-secondary education at a college, university or trade school;
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale;
  • Preference given to those demonstrating financial need;
  • Preference given to those pursuing education in the field of agriculture.

Scholarship Recipients

2020

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Josh Sherman

2020

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Blaine Long

2018

Kaitlin Sanger

2018

Megan Carter

2017

Jessica Delo

2017

Ryan Schall

2016

Kali Sanger

2016

Jarrett Markley

2015

Emily Mullet

2015

Parker Schaub

2014

Logan Crumbaugh

2014

Lindsay Hoard

2013

Jessica Poli

2012

Dirk Stoneman

2011

Lauren Bluemer