The $1,000 Gordon R. Brown Scholarship, offered by the Lonoke County Farm Bureau, has been awarded for the 2013-2014 school year to Amber Michelle Schafer, daughter of Neil Schafer and Sharon Baker of Lonoke.

Schafer is a junior at Arkansas State University and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Business .

On behalf of Gordon Brown’s interest in youth education, Lonoke County Farm Bureau established the Gordon R Brown Scholarship Fund in 1983 where a scholarship for $1,000 is awarded each year to a sophomore or higher, enrolled in the college of agriculture at the University of Arkansas or Arkansas State University, from Lonoke County.