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MJ Scholarship Recipients

Attention college-bound seniors: If you have a relative associated with Mar-Jac Poultry, you may be eligible for a $1,000 college scholarship. Each year Mar-Jac makes available $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in 24 Northeast Georgia High Schools. If interested, contact your guidance counselor for further information. Mar-Jac Poultry - good neighbors since 1954.

Click here to access the Mar-Jac Poultry Scholarship Application in PDF format from the North Georgia Community Foundation site.

The Mar-Jac Poultry Scholar Is:

A graduating high school senior who exhibits excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities and in the home.

The Mar-Jac Poultry Scholar Has:

  • High scholastic ability.
  • Carried an exemplary course load in the four years of high school.
  • Shown interest in majoring in an agriculture field of study at the post-secondary level.
  • Successfully participated interscholastic events of the school or community
  • Assumed an active role in extracurricular activities sponsored by the school and in the community.
  • Exhibited good citizenship.

Criteria for Selection:

  • Parents are growers or employees of Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc.
  • The student plans to major in an agriculture field of study, possible Poultry Science.
  • The student will have earned a College Preparatory diploma or a Technical/Career Diploma.
  • The student has a weighted, cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses.
  • No minimum score required on the Scholastic Assessment test (SAT) or on the America College Test (ACT)
  • During grades 9-12, the student has shown evidence of leadership and/or significant participation in extracurricular activities both in school and the community.
  • The student is registered to vote if he or she is 18 years old and is a citizen of the United States.
  • The student show evidence of self-esteem and concern for other in day-to-day activities.

Click here to access the Mar-Jac Poultry Scholarship Application in PDF format from the North Georgia Community Foundation site.

Past Recipients

Congratulations to the below Recipients in 2006:

Rob Allen

Banks Co. High School


Matthew Dean Shirley

Commerce High School


Logan Procter

Dawson Co. High School


Billy "Trey" Farr

East Hall High School


Carson Barnett

Elbert Co. High School


Tiffany Nisbet

Flowery Branch High School


Tara Esbeck

Forsyth Central High School


Audra Jordan

Franklin Co. High School


Tshiowa "Nadine" Panda

Gainesville High School


Violeta Guerrero

Habersham Central High School


Bliss Katal 

Hart County High School


Carl Slater Chandler

Jackson Co. High School


Michael Hayes

Jefferson High School


Renee Blackford

Lumpkin Co. High School


Britanny Kimball

Madison Co. High School


Jessica Ashleigh Gutierrez

North Forsyth High School


Melissa Whitener

North Hall High School


Carla Guarin

West Hall High School


Riley Jake Hulsey

White Co. High School




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