Preparing for College

Trupointe Cooperative Announces Scholarship Program

Piqua, Ohio – Trupointe Cooperative, Inc. is proud to offer $2,500
scholarships to members and their direct dependents that are pursuing a
two-year or four-year professional degree in a field of study related to a
discipline of Trupointe business and/or the agricultural industry.

“Investing in the future of agriculture is very important to Trupointe, the
future of our company rides on educating the next generation,” said John
Waymire, Chairman of the Trupointe Board of Directors. We are proud to give
back to our membership and our communities, while aligning with our company
values.”

High school seniors and beyond are welcome to apply. Additional information
about the program, including complete application and contact information,
is available on our website at www.trupointe.com/scholarship.html.
Applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2012, with recipients being
awarded Spring 2013.… Continue reading

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Preparing for College: advice from Wilmington College student Travis M. Ellenberger

By: Travis Ellenberger, a junior at Wilmington College, studying Graphic Design and Media Production.

I bet you have heard that getting ready for college can be really scary. Well it can be because a large part of the college experience is learning to live on your own and being accountable for your actions. For many, the transition from high school to college is too hard to handle. These students drop out after their first college semester or year. There is a way to avoid the culture shock. I avoided this culture shock using these five easy steps.

• The first one is learning to turn in all your assignments on time. Typically in high school teachers will hunt you down until you turn in all of your homework. College is different. If you don’t turn in an assignment, nothing is said, your grade just suffers. In college you are no longer treated like a child, you are treated like an adult.… Continue reading

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