CPNRD College Scholarahip

online_graduation_pc_1600_clr_4924CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program      2018-2019 Application

Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) is accepting applications for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. For the 2018-2019 school year,  five students will be awarded $1,000 scholarships.  The District ranks applicants on natural resources major and essay questions.  Students must be a junior, senior, or 5th-year college student. The applicant or their parent(s) must reside within CPNRD boundaries; which reach from Gothenburg to Columbus along the Platte River (see map below). Some of the careers that qualify:
-Agriculture: Business Rep, Engineer, Inspector, Agronomist, Applied Science/Diversified
-Biologist
-Engineer: Civil, Mechanical, Chemical
-Conservationist, Resources Management
-Environmental Educator
-Geographic Information Systems Specialist
-Geology Engineering
-Grazing Livestock System
-Hydrologist, Hydrogeologist
-Mechanized Systems/Soil & Water Conservation
-Rangeland Management
-Soil Conservationist/ Soil Engineer
-Vocational/Agriculture Educator
-Water Resources Specialist
-Other related careers

Contact Marcia Lee at (308) 385-6282 or lee@cpnrd.org with any questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Scholarship Recipients

  • Courtney Anthony, Lexington. Fisheries & Wildlife, UNL
  • Mitchell Baker, Grand Island.  Civil Engineering, UNO
  • Brett Bendfeldt, Shelton. Agronomy, UNL
  • Kristi Block, Cozad. Public Relations/emphasis in Agriculture, UNL
  • Briana Brooks, Gothenburg. Grazing & Livestock Systems/Animal Science, UNL
  • Karen Buettner, Grand Island. Agricultural Education, UNL
  • Julia Burchell, Kearney.  Biological Systems Engineering, UNL.
  • Kurtis Burden, Sumner. Horticulture/Sports Turf Management, Nebraska College of Technical Ag in Curtis
  • Noel Bruner, Shelton, is majoring in Biochemistry, UNL.  
  • Michael Clevenger, Shelton. Wildlife Biology/Elementary Education
  • Bridget Czaplewski, Grand Island. Secondary Education with a natural resources endorsement, Chadron State College
  • John Czaplewski, Grand Island. Biology, UNL
  • Jacob Dexter, Central City. Diversified Agriculture, Southeast Community College-Beatrice
  • Hiram Dexter, Central City. Diversified Agriculture, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Allison Dush, St. Libory. Advertising/Marketing with minor in Environmental Sciences
  • Jacob Fleischmann, Osceola. Wildlife Biology/Agriculture
  • Chandler Flynn, Lexington. Bio-Chemistry, Doane College
  • Daniel Gill, Wood River. Computer Science for Ag, UNK
  • Mitchell Glaus, St. Libory. Agribusiness, UNK
  • Matthew Gloe, Wood River.  Agribusiness, Hastings College
  • Isabella Gomez, Central City- Biology with emphasis in Wildlife Management, UNK
  • Holly Green, Grand Island- Organizational Communications with minor in Wildlife Management, UNK
  • Kristen Harders, Wood River. Geology, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.
  • McKinley Harm, Gothenburg- Civil & Environmental Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  • Amanda Hefner, Archer.  Environmental Sciences with emphasis in Natural Resources, UNL
  • Alexandra Hempleman, Shelton. Agricultural Business, UNK
  • Mitchel Herbig, Central City.  Mechanized Systems Management, UNL
  • Aaron Huston, Central City. Agribusiness then Agronomy, Southeast Community College-Beatrice
  • Alec Ibach, Sumner.  Animal Science, UNL
  • Anastasia Johnson, Central City. Animal and Plant Science
  • Doran Johnson, Gothenburg. Agronomy, UNL
  • Erica Jobman, Gothenburg. Agricultural Journalism, Chadron State College
  • Phillip Johnson, Central City. Diversified Ag/Agronomy, Southeast Community College-Beatrice
  • Drew Kime, Grand Island. Agribusiness, UNL
  • Carlye Kush, Grand Island.  Fisheries & Wildlife, UNL
  • Jason Line, Miller. Agricultural Business, UNL
  • Travis Line, Miller.  Agricultural Economics, UNL
  • Elizabeth Lutz, Grand Island.  Environmental Sciences, UNL
  • Ryan McFarland, Eddyville. Agricultural Sciences, Northeast Community College-Norfolk
  • Derek Mettenbrink, Grand Island. Wildlife Management
  • Tyler Plejdrup, Cairo.  Agricultural Business, UNL
  • Eric Puckett, Columbus. Ag Business/Agronomy, Northwest Missouri State
  • Issac Richter, Kearney.  Agronomy, UNL
  • Jonathan Royle, Central City. Rangeland Livestock Management, Chadron State College
  • Scott Saltzgaber, Grand Island. Wildlife Biology, UNK
  • Carson Schultz, Wood River.  Wildlife Biology, UNK
  • Beau Sheen, Kearney. Agronomy or Agricultural Business Administration, UNL
  • Chris Skeen, Grand Island.  Civil Engineering, UNO
  • Scott Sorensen, Centura High School in Cairo, Nebraska. Fisheries and Wildlife, UNL
  • Drew Tickle, Kearney. Biology at Nebraska Wesleyan, Lincoln
  • Tyler Tomasek, Hordville.  Agronomy at CCC, Columbus
  • Benjamin Trampe, Sumner.  Agronomy, UNL
  • Madison Vahle, Grand Island. Rangeland Ecology & Watershed Management, University of Wyoming
  • Dillon Vogt, Grand Island. Water Science-Hydrology, UNL
  • Justin Wadkins-Meyer, Gibbon. Bio-Chemistry, UNL
  • Evan Wiese, Grand Island- Agribusiness/Agronomy, UNL
  • Shannon Wietjes, Central City. Agricultural Business/Marketing, Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Blake Williams, Doniphan. Agronomy, UNL
  • Sage Williams, Eddyville. Ag Education, UNL
  • Alex Stocker, Grand Island. Ag Education, UNL
  • Courtney Woodman, Kenesaw. Environmental Science, Doane College