Thomas Frere Scholarship at MCCF for Forestry, Agriculture

ST. MARYS – The Thomas Fryer Scholarship is awarded by the McCain County Community Foundation (MCFF) to assist students pursuing a post-secondary 2- or 4-year degree in forestry, horticulture, plant science, general agriculture or animal sciences. Beekeeping or similar sectors. Frere established this fund to support students in their fields of interest throughout their lives.

Freire is a graduate of Penn State University with a BS in Forest Science and an MS in Forest Resources. He has served as a private forestry consultant for 38 years, working primarily with private landowners to achieve short- and long-term forest management objectives. He is a resident of Lafayette Township in McKean County. Since 1995, he has been the owner/operator of Fryer House Greenhouses and Gardens, wholesale and retail annual and herbaceous flowers and garden plants.

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