Dude Ranchers’ Association Educational Trust Scholarships have been awarded fro the 2017/2018 school year. 13 scholarships totaling $26,500 will be invested into students of the dude ranch industry.
The recipients are:
Olivia Hayden, Colorado Messa, Rainbow Trout Ranch
Carson Averill, University of Wyoming, Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge
Clara Miller, University of Arizona, Elkhorn Ranch Arizona
Bryce Street, Montana State University, CM Ranch
Hayley Barker, Montana State University, JJJ Wilderness Ranch
Cameron Johnson, University of Utah, Horseshoe Canyon Ranch
Kyleen Kelsey, University of Montana, Nine Quarter Circle Ranch
Dustin Arnold, Georgia Institute of Technology, Paradise Guest Ranch
James Burton, University of Arizona, Elkhorn Ranch Arizona and Montana
Mariah McGinnis, Montana State University, Elkhorn Ranch Montana
Paul Corrand, Poly Technical Institute, Goosewing Ranch
Gabby Hayden, University of Northern Colorado, Rainbow Trout Ranch
Aften Peterson, Casper College, Red Reflet Guest Ranch
Since inception the DRA Educational Trust has awarded over $242,850 in scholarships to well deserving students who have a desire to help perpetuate this great industry. Here’s what they are saying:
Dear Ed Trust,
It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I accept this scholarship. I assure the money will be used effectively as I continue my studies.
I am currently pursuing a business and French double major in hopes of more fully understanding the fiscal side of the dude ranch industry.
Dear Ed Trust,
I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation in your decision to select me as one of the 2016 scholarship recipients. I believe that this scholarship will be incredibly helpful in furthering my education as a business Management major.