DPI News Release

For Immediate Release
Contact: Bill Satterfield, (302) 856-9037, satterfield@dpichicken.com
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DPI College Scholarship Raises Nearly $20,000

Georgetown, DE - Jun. 17, 2015 -- The Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. College Scholarship Program raised nearly $20,000 yesterday through its annual golf tournament at Green Hill Country Club near Salisbury, Maryland.

Our thanks to MID ATLANTIC FARM CREDIT for being the MAJOR SPONSOR. Mid Atlantic Farm Credit was the primary sponsor for lunch and a 50% sponsor of on-the-course beverages. AB Vista also helped with the lunch. Bruton Financial Services was the other 50% beverage cart sponsor. Live Oak Bank provided golf balls to all players.

Here are the results of the competition among the nearly 140 players.

1st Gross Team Champion = General Refrigeration Company. Players were Frank Nechay, Bob Grice, John Parks, and Keith Lilliston

2nd Gross Team = Zoetis afternoon team. Players were Pete Smith, Jerry White, Jimmy Paulakuhn, and Dave Patey.

1st Net Team Champion = Garrett Sammons team. Players were Garrett Sammons, Christy Sammons, Dave Bloodsworth, and Ryan Moore.

2nd Net Team = Messick & Gary. Players were Alan Messick, Ryan Messick, Travis Ralph, and Don Vaness.

Best female team = Buffalo Warren with players Suzy Benedict, Sharon Engster, Cyndy Howell, and Pam Alexander.

Individual winners were:

Closest to the Pin Hole # 4 = Mike McCready at 6'4"

Closest to the Pin Hole # 11 = Glenn Beebe at 6'

Straightest Drive Hole # 12 = Tae Kim

Longest Drive Hole # 6 = Dave Bloodsworth

Longest Drive Hole # 15 = Dave Bloodsworth

Longest Drive Women’s Hole # 10 = Christy Sammons

The golf tournament is the sole source of income for the scholarship program. This spring, the program awarded a total of $12,000 in scholarships split among eight students.

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