Lion Alum Receives Texas Farm Bureau Recognition

Texas A&M University-Commerce alum Ben Scholz was recently named a recipient of the Pioneer Award from Texas Farm Bureau. Scholz received the award along with 13 others across the state for their contributions to agriculture and the organization, through service and leadership. Scholz graduated from East Texas State University in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural sciences, and currently serves as president of the National Association of Wheat Growers. He also previously served as president of the Collin County Farm Bureau and several other high-ranking positions in the agriculture and food industry.