FreeState Connection Opens Door to Agriculture Scholarship
Baylee Wulfkuhle of Lawrence, Kansas, a junior in agricultural economics and global food systems leadership; has been awarded a CHS Foundation Scholarship through the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center and the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University. Baylee is the daughter of FreeState Trustee Mark Wulfkuhle.
Baylee Wulfkuhle is a KSU Food Security Scholar and is a member of the K-State Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness Club. She is also a member of and has held leadership positions for the Kansas Junior Angus Association and National Junior Angus Association. Baylee completed an internship with Landmark National Bank during the summer of 2022. Upon graduation in December 2023, she plans to pursue a career in ag lending. The Wulfkuhle family is affiliated with the following cooperatives: Farm Credit Services of America, FreeState Electric Cooperative and Frontier Farm Credit.
“The CHS Foundation Scholarships are one way the CHS Foundation is giving back to future agricultural leaders at Kansas State University,” states Professor Brian Briggeman, director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center. The CHS Foundation, funded by gifts from CHS Inc., the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative, has awarded $205,300 in scholarships through the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University since 2000.
To be eligible for the scholarship, the students must be U.S. citizens or legal residents properly enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior during the current academic year majoring in an agriculture-focused or ag-related STEM undergraduate program.