CFC Ag Students of the Week Selected

Capital Farm Credit is hosting a statewide scholarship contest for agricultural high school seniors throughout the state. Ten students from each of CFC’s chartered regions across Texas will be chosen as CFC’s Ag Student of the Week over the next year. 


  • Austin (10 winners)
  • Houston (10 winners)
  • San Antonio (10 winners)
  • Plains (10 winners)
  • South Texas (10 winners)

At the end of the scholarship season, one student from each region’s chosen winners will be awarded a one-time $1,000 scholarship. One overall program winner will be selected from the top 5 finalists to receive an additional $1000 scholarship.

Congratulations to our first week's winners! 

CFC Market: Austin
Ross Edwards

School: Llano High School
Anticipated University: West Texas A&M
Anticipated Major: Agricultural business with a minor in crop science
Read more about Ross here

HEADSHOT Ross Edwards

CFC Market: South Texas
Jack Faske
School: Santa Gertrudis Academy
Anticipated University: Texas A&M University
Anticipated Major: Agribusiness and wildlife management
Read more about Jack here


CFC Market: San Antonio
Ethan Stewart
School: Wall High School
Anticipated University: Angelo State University
Anticipated Major: Civil Engineering or Agricultural Engineering
Read more about Ethan here

HEADSHOT Ethan Stewart (002)

CFC Market: Houston
Lilly Blackmon
School: Patricia E. Paetow High School
Anticipated University: Texas A&M University
Anticipated Major: Agricultural Communications and Journalism
Learn more about Lilly here

HEADSHOT Lilly Blackmon

CFC Market: Plains
Garrett Smith
School: Coleman High School
Anticipated University: Tarleton State University
Anticipated Major: Agribusiness
Read more about Garrett here

HEADSHOT Garrett Smith

To apply to be a CFC Ag Student of the Week click here!