TRM’s Watson awarded Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation scholarship
Published 2:13 pm Friday, March 16, 2018
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Todd Watson was awarded the Tagged for Greatness Scholarship at the 75th annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show Awards Banquet Saturday, March 10. He is the son of Todd and Catherine Watson of Evergreen.
Watson will graduate from T.R. Miller High School . He was one of 72 scholarship recipients awarded over $75,000 in scholarship by the Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation (ACF). The ACF serves to engage in educational and scientific activities to improve the beef cattle industry in Alabama and educate youth on the importance of beef cattle in Alabama. It provides the opportunity to make tax deductible donations for the educational work of the foundation and is largely funded by the sale of the “Cowboy Tag” vanity license plate.
Throughout the year, the ACF supports numerous organizations and events which help to educate and train future generations of the livestock industry. The ACF has awarded scholarship money each year to Alabama youth with over a quarter of a million dollars being awarded to date.
The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association is a service based non-profit organization founded in 1944 and headquartered on Capitol Hill in Montgomery. Producer and member driven, the ACA’s mission is to enhance the business climate of the state’s beef cattle industry, promoting a positive image while educating consumers that beef is a safe, wholesome, nutritious and convenient food product. The Association has county chapters in all 67 counties and represents 11,500 members statewide.