Yolo County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce Sean Van Loben Sels has been chosen to receive the 2018 Yolo County Farm Charlie Rominger Memorial Scholarship. Sean is the son of Brad and Jodi Van Loben Sels.
Sean attended Delta High School with an outstanding 4.07 GPA where he graduated this Spring. Over the last four years at Delta, Sean has been awarded a tremendous amount of awards and titles. Some of these include; Future Farmers of America Member, Principal’s Honor Roll, California Scholarship Federation, President’s Education Award Program, Delta Valley Trap Shoot Squad Delta High Varsity Soccer Team, Delta High FFA Yolo Section Project Competition, Ag Boosters Dinner Dance Volunteer, Sacramento County Fair where he raised and marketed swine, Delta FFA Treasurer, FFA State Farmer Degree, Regional Proficiency Award winner, State Proficiency Award winner, National Gold Award (Grain Production Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award, 1st place Yolo Section Extemporaneous Speech Contest and many more. Sean is also very active in the Alpine-Victor 4-H club.
Sean has also been very busy outside of school with work. He works for Amistad Ranches as a tractor and fork lift driver, he is also a tutor for math, geography and English for a ninth grade student, bird handler and program assistant for McDowell Hunting Preserve and lastly Sean started his own excavation work and cattle operation called Generation 6 Enterprises.
Sean will be attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the fall and upon graduation will return to the family farm where he wishes to expand the families’ vineyard operation as well as expanding his own beef cattle enterprise.