Southwestern Cowbelle Scholarship Awards were announced by Chairman Lisa Tozer at its April 17 meeting.
Chantz Koskie of Montezuma-Cortez High School, who will pursue a degree in animal science at the University of Wyoming.
Kacey Schurr of Dolores High School will be majoring in agriculture communication at New Mexico State University.
Each was awarded a $500 scholarship.
Continuing students Kendra Cox of Mancos, who is attending Texas A&M, and Bailey Schurr of Dolores, who is attending New Mexico State University, were awarded $900 scholarships.
They are both studying agriculture business.
These one-time scholarships were made possible by the donation by the Merritt family from an older brand quilt to SWC, which was auctioned off.
New SWC officers were also installed at the meeting: Beverly Humiston, president; Lisa Tozer, vice president; Sue McWilliams, treasurer; Keleigh Jeffcoat, secretary; Tammi Russell, historian; and reporter Anna Ruth Koppenhafer.