Steven D. Stinson Leadership in Natural Resources Scholarship

A WFFA Scholarship in Natural Resources was started in May 2014 with a $20,000 donation from Port Blakely Tree Farms. It was named after Steven D. Stinson after his passing in July 2014. With the generous contributions made in Steve's name by individuals, chapters, and raffle proceeds from the 2015 and 2016 WFFA Annual Meetings, the scholarship fund is now over $70,000. 


We are pleased to announce the 2017 Steven D. Stinson Leadership in Natural Resources Scholarship offering.

Please review the announcement to ensure your eligibility and for the complete application instructions. 

The scholarship application submission deadline is February 20, 2017.


The inaugural scholarships awarded for the 2016-2017 school year totalled $2,000 and were divided among three deserving recipients.


Alexis Walker                         Erik Kemp                                      Cole Tiemersma

Alexis, daughter of Alan and Ruby Walker of Curlew, plans to pursue a degree in natural resource management at Spokane Community College.

Erik, son of Bill and Janet Kemp of Newport, is finishing his first year at Brigham Young University, pursuing a degree in Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation.

Cole, son of Mark and Lisa Tiemersma and grandson of Tom and Bonnie Westergreen of Sumas, will be studying diesel technology at Bellingham Technical College.


Donations to the scholarship fund are always welcome.  Make your check payable to WFFA with a note that it is for the Stinson Scholarship Fund, and mail to WFFA, P.O. Box 1010, Chehalis, WA 98532.