Washington CattleWomen
Beef Ambassador Scholarship

The Washington CattleWomen Beef Ambassador Scholarship shall be open to high school seniors who plan to attend college and/or freshman and sophomores enrolled in college.  This individual will be a spokesperson to educate consumers of all ages about Beef Nutrition, Food Safety, and Stewardship of the Beef Industry.

Applications shall be submitted to the Washington CattleWomen for selection by the WCW Scholarship Board.

The WCW president shall appoint a committee to assist the WCW Beef Ambassador with scheduling and appearances.

Washington CattleWomen shall pay the Beef Ambassador’s expenses for WCW functions. Counties requesting the Beef Ambassador attend an event or function shall pay for travel and expenses.  The Beef Ambassador shall maintain a list of travel expenses with receipts in order to receive reimbursement.  Any county wishing to have the Beef Ambassador attend and event shall give the ambassador 4 weeks prior notice of such event or function.

The Beef Ambassador shall be required to attend at least one (1) WCW function in the year that he/she serves as Ambassador.  The Beef Ambassador shall be required to enroll in a college or university after high school graduation or show proof of enrollment in order to receive a $500.00 scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded after proof of  one (1) quarter or semester of full time enrollment has been provided.

The deadline to apply is April 6, 2018.  Applications must be received by this day.

Please submit all applications to the Washington CattleWomen at 1301 N. Dolarway Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926, or scan and email them to kadyporterfield@gmail.com



2017 Washington State Beef Ambassador

Shaunnessy  Joyner  graduated from Connell High School in 2016 and is a sophomore at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.   Shaunnessy is majoring in animal, dairy and veterinary science and is on the Utah State Western Equestrian Team.  She has interned at KT Ranch which raises NFQHA cowhorses. We are proud to have Shaunnessey represent the beef industry in Washington this year and hope you all have the opportunity to meet this wonderful young lady!