Two area college students received $1,500 scholarships from Farm Credit East, an agricultural lending cooperative with an office outside Cooperstown.

Rileigh Mumbulo of Edmeston is majoring in agricultural engineering technology at SUNY Morrisville.

Mumbulo said her hope is to diversify her family’s dairy farm, which they have owned for eight generations.

Megan Wilmot of Cherry Valley is majoring in animal science at Pennsylvania State University in pursuit of a career as a large animal veterinarian.

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