Savage claims Iager Ag Scholarship

by | Sep 14, 2018

Catherine Savage, right, accepts the Gene Iager Agriculture Scholarship from Gene Iager at the Maryland State Fair. (Photo courtesy Laurie Savage)

TIMONIUM, Md. — Catherine Savage is the 2018 recipient of the $5,000 Gene Iager Agriculture Scholarship, which was awarded during the Maryland State Fair open Holstein show. Catherine is a former 4-H’er from Dickerson, Md., and resides on a dairy farm with her parents, Kevin and Laurie.
She is a sophomore at Virginia Tech majoring in dairy science with a minor in ag business and animal and poultry sciences.
At college, Catherine is active in the Virginia Tech Dairy Club, acting as the ice cream social chairperson as well as assisting with milkshake sales and a food drive and will be competing on the Virginia Tech dairy judging B team this fall.
She has been a member of the Montgomery County 4-H club for 11 years, holding several offices including president.
She is also a past Maryland Jersey Queen and Princess and Alternate Maryland Dairy Princess.
Catherine has been a member of the Maryland 4-H dairy bowl team, Maryland 4-H dairy judging B team and competed at the National Holstein Convention on dairy bowl teams and speech contests.
While in college, she hopes to take the opportunity to seek out different internships to help direct her in what area of the dairy industry she wants to pursue

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