Kaytlyn Bunting | Daughter of Joseph and Aimee Bunting | United Supermarkets
The Vorhees Vision Scholarship was created to reward the achievements of young individuals who demonstrate a true entrepreneurial spirit in their lives as they pursue their educational goals. This scholarship is named in honor of the late Terry L. Vorhees, founder and first Executive Director of the Southeast Produce Council. Because of his vision and efforts, the Southeast Produce Council became and remains one of the best resources in the produce industry today.
All SEPC Scholarships are awarded to applicants who meet the application criteria of having a parent or grandparent who is a corporate member in good standing with the SEPC, which means they have been on the SEPC membership roster for at least 12 months and have attended at least one SEPC event within the past 12 months.
Beginning this year, SEPC Vorhees Vision Scholarship recipients will receive one $7,500 scholarship to their enrolling college/university annually. Applicants must be either graduating high school seniors or enrolled as college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors and must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Other selection factors include: letters of recommendation from high school and/or college staff, clergy, community leaders, etc., SAT or ACT scores, leadership and community service involvement, and the quality of their essay, describing the most meaningful achievement in life and the results it brought.
Our STARS Class of 2020 experienced the best of the best in networking opportunities along with a healthy dose of true Southern hospitality during Southern Exposure 2020! Thank you for your continued support of this innovative program dedicated to recruiting top students into the produce industry.
Education is one of the key foundations of the Southeast Produce Council’s mission. Recipients of the SEPC Member Scholarship will each receive a scholarship of $2,000 towards their educational goals for the upcoming school year.
The SEPC Member Scholarship application can only be submitted online through our link which will be provided on our website beginning March 16, 2020. The application deadline is May 1, 2020 at 5pm EST.
The application deadline is May 1, 2020 at 5pm EST.
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