- Jonathan Ryan Crowl – from Morse, Texas. Sophomore attending Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. Majoring in agricultural business with a minor in crop science. Nominated by Ryan Livingston.
- Jerik Blayne Reed – from Kress, Texas. Entering freshman attending Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. Majoring in agricultural services and development. Nominated by Blayne Reed.
- Ethan Thompson – from Kenly, N.C. Sophomore attending North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. Majoring in agricultural-based biochemistry. Nominated by Brandon Cole.
- John Dalton Beasley – from Screven, Ga. Entering freshman attending University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Majoring in applied biotechnology. Nominated by John Beasley.
- Stephen LaMastus Jr. – from Cleveland, Miss. Entering freshmen attending Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorehead, Ga. Majoring in agriculture. Nominated by Trent LaMastus, Ed Whatley, Pete Baughman, Billy Bryant and Tucker Miller.
- Hunter Lipsey – from Monterey, La. Entering freshmen attending Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. Majoring in agronomy and integrated crop management. Nominated by Richard Griffing.
- Devon Austin – from Caraway, Ark. Graduate attending Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark. Obtaining a Master of Science degree in agriculture with emphasis in plant and soil science. Nominated by Greg Smith.
Winners were selected by a panel of judges and awarded based on the merits of their application. All applicants were nominated by a practicing cotton consultant and worked for a cotton consultant between 2017 and 2019. It was also required that applicants be a senior in high school or currently enrolled full-time in an undergrad or graduate-level agricultural program at an accredited college or university.
Applications for the next Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship will open in January 2020.
AMVAC is a longtime supporter of the cotton industry, offering a portfolio of trusted products including Bidrin®8 insecticide, Folex®6 EC cotton defoliant and many others that cotton growers have relied on for years. To learn more about AMVAC and the Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship, visit www.AMVAC.com.