Jones Dairy Farm establishes scholarship for culinary students

November 20, 2015

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jones Dairy Farm, a 126-year-old family-owned-and-operated business and leader in all-natural breakfast sausage for the food service and retail industries, has extended its support for culinary arts education around the country by establishing an annual scholarship for Pennsylvania College of Technology students.

The Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Scholarship will benefit two students each year who are enrolled in Penn College’s culinary arts and systems bachelor-degree major or the culinary arts technology associate-degree major, have successfully completed two semesters, and have achieved a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Based in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, Jones Dairy Farm produces high-quality, all-natural sausage, naturally smoked ham and Canadian bacon, and dry-aged bacon for consumers around the world. More than 200 of the company’s products are certified gluten-free.

“Jones Dairy Farm has a long history of supporting the education of future leaders in the culinary industry,” said Robb Dietrich, executive director of the Penn College Foundation. “We’re excited for the students that they have decided to partner with Penn College by establishing this scholarship, and we look forward to expanding the relationship in the future.”

Representatives of Jones Dairy Farm recently visited the college to present an educational session and tasting of its products — working in the kitchen with culinary arts students to prepare the tasting items — and to present the scholarship to its first recipient, culinary arts and systems student Sarah B. Fiedler, of Lock Haven.

Those interested in contributing to a Penn College scholarship or establishing one can send a donation to the Penn College Foundation, One College Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701; give online at www.pct.edu/supportingScholarships; or call the Institutional Advancement Office toll-free at 866-GIVE-2-PC (866-448-3272).

Students interested in applying for the Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Scholarship or any of the more than 200 scholarships administered by the Penn College Foundation should complete the scholarship application at www.pct.edu/scholarships.

To learn more about culinary arts and related majors at Penn College, call 570-327-4505 or visit www.pct.edu/culinary.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education and workforce development, visit www.pct.edu, email admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

Last Updated November 20, 2015