SALINAS, Calif. – The Scholarship Committee at California State University Monterey Bay has selected four outstanding candidates to receive The Mann Packing Scholarship for CSUMB’s College of Business.
Lorri Koster, chairman & CEO at Mann Packing, comments, “These young adults have distinguished themselves through a passionate commitment to our local community.” She added, “All of the recipients demonstrate great potential in leading the next generation in agriculture and their passion informs their work to improve this industry moving forward.”
Shyam Kamath, Dean of the CSUMB College of Business, thanked Koster and Mann Packing for its support. He commented, “This significant scholarship gift enables our most needy students from the Salinas Valley and other farming sector related communities to get a huge leg-up in pursuing the American Dream and contributing to our community and the larger society we live in.”
Mann’s will continue its effort to reach future leaders in agriculture by making the scholarship available through 2022.
The Mann Packing Scholarship was established in 2016 and seeks to recognize candidates who have demonstrated local leadership and who have shown a commitment to future involvement in the agriculture industry.
Source: Mann Packing Co., Inc.