Meeker girl earns OSU scholarship

MEEKER I Taylor Neilson of Meeker, a student now at Oklahoma State University, was honored by OSU at the recent College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet.

The scholarship recipients were officially recognized during the banquet where CASNR presented approximately $600,000 in scholarships and awards to more than 300 students. These scholarships and awards are part of more than $1.4 million presented to OSU students by the college and its academic departments for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Neilson is the recipient of the $750 Clark and Dorothy King Endowed Scholarship. She is a sophomore majoring in animal science.
A 2014 graduate of Meeker High School, she is the daughter of Paul and Renae Neilson.
“It is an honor to work with the bright students in CASNR and to showcase their talent through scholarships,” said Thomas G. Coon, dean for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
“We deeply appreciate the contributions of our loyal and true alumni and friends. Their generous support makes scholarships and awards possible, and I know the students and their families are very grateful for the opportunities provided by this funding.”
CASNR believes in the value of hands-on education and the importance of having a well-rounded student experience. The award-winning faculty members are dedicated to developing students and are passionate about adding value to the total educational experience.
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