McMahon Legacy Scholarship
- Eligible applicants must have exhibited a minimum of 2-years at the Comanche County Livestock Show during their ninth through twelfth grade. Preference will be given to those with longer-term involvement in livestock showing and at the Comanche County Livestock Show specifically.
- Unweighted cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 2.5.
- Applicants must attend a school that is in Comanche County and be actively involved in that 4-H or FFA chapter.
- The top 5-10 applicants may be asked to complete a panel interview during Livestock Show week. Applicants will be notified by a Comanche County Saddle & Sirloin Club Board Member. The interview requires professional dress (either FFA official dress or suit). Applicants who are interviewed will be required to attend the Annual Awards Luncheon during the Livestock Show.
The McMahon Legacy Scholarship is a one-time award.
The award may be used for tuition, fees and books at an academically accredited, not-for-profit two- or four-year institution or in a specific vocational/trade school program. Payments are made in one installment (fall semester) for the academic year. Payments are made directly to the student’s school after proof of enrollment has been provided to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. Payments are issued in the following academic year.
The McMahon Legacy Scholarship was established in 2018 by the Comanche County Saddle & Sirloin Club. Legacy Contributors are The Craig Foundation, Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma, All-America Bank and Liberty National Bank. The purpose of this scholarship shall be to assist a graduating senior of the Comanche County Livestock Show in their pursuit of secondary education. This is an endowed fund of the Lawton Community Foundation, an affiliated fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
- Supplemental Questions
- What is your most memorable experience at the Comanche County Livestock Show?
- Describe your livestock project and why you chose to show livestock.
- Describe your family’s legacy of 4-H, FFA or agriculture involvement.