Penhorwood receives national broadcasting scholarship

Nov. 12, 2014

Ohio State student Joel Penhorwood was awarded the Glenn Kummerow Memorial Scholarship at the National NAFB Convention in Kansas City, Mo on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Presented by the National Association of Farm Broadcasting, this scholarship is given to a junior or senior studying agricultural communication with a concentration in broadcast media. It is a $5,000 award.

Penhorwood is a junior year studying agricultural communication. He currently interns with Agri Communications, Inc. serves as the 2014-2015 president of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow student organization. He is the son of Mark and Terri Penhorwood of West Manchester and a 2012 graduate of Ben Logan High School.

The agricultural communication major at Ohio State prepares students to plan, develop, and implement a communication campaign, using visual media, writing and editing. Students study crisis communication, graphic design, marketing, and journalism so they can spread the word about agriculture. To learn more about the agricultural communication major, visit or call 614-247-6358.