TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Two Wabash Valley students have been selected as McDonald’s Agriculture Scholarship Award recipients.

The $500 dollar scholarships are due to a partnership of area McDonald’s Owners/Operators and will go to two students who plan to study agriculture at the collegiate level.

Terre Haute South Graduate Lance Fagin was selected to receive this scholarship.

Lance will be attending Purdue University in the fall and will be studying agriculture.

South Knox Graduate Katelyn Hedge was also selected to receive the scholarship.

Hedge plans to attend Vincennes University this fall with an agricultural science major.

McDonald’s as a whole is committed to sustainable agriculture practices and locally-owned and operated McDonald’s organizations aim to directly support those in the local community with a future in agriculture through this scholarship award program.

McDonald’s Scholarship Press Release

McDonald’s Owner/Operators Time Jedele, Nick and Jami Kasprzyk, and Wally Nowakowski joined together in awarding these scholarships.