A North Callaway graduate and a defensive back for the Truman Bulldogs are among the first recipients of a new scholarship from Missouri Farm Bureau. The farm group named three students Tuesday as recipients of the Michael P Voiles Scholarship for Insurance and Agriculture, recognizing students who plan to pursue a career in insurance or agriculture.
Korbin Fisher of Cole County was a captain for the Helias Catholic football team and also lettered in track, while also volunteering at the Jefferson City Animal Shelter and Rape and Abuse Crisis Center. Fisher plans to major in business administration at Truman State University inbetween snaps at Stokes Stadium.
Cameryn Hoffman of Audrain County graduated in 2021 from North Callaway High School, where she was president of the school’s FFA chapter. Hoffman regularly volunteers for Audrain County 4-H and the youth fair each year. She’s majoring in agricultural business and agronomy at College of the Ozarks, where she is currently the reporter for the school’s Collegiate Farm Bureau.
Matthew Jermain of Nodaway County was vice president of the student council for all four of his years at Jefferson High School. In addition to student council and FFA, Jermain participated in National Honor Society, FBLA, and competed on the Platte Valley basketball and baseball teams. Jermain plans to major in mathematical data science and computer science at Northwest Missouri State University, with the aim of a career in actuarial science.
The Michael P Voiles Scholarship was established in honor of Voiles, who served Missouri Farm Bureau’s membership for 42 years. Each recipient will receive $1500, with an opportunity to renew the scholarship for three additional years by completing yearly criteria.