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2022 WPGA

Scholarship Recipients

Zachery Martin

Zachery Martin

WPGA 2022 Undergrad Scholarship Recipient

Before graduating with an Associate of Arts Degree from New Mexico Military Institute Junior College in Business Administration and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in May 2021, Zachary was influenced by his Grandfather’s passion for pecan farming. During his time at New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) in Roswell, New Mexico. He volunteered as a ranch hand for the Diamond T out of Hondo, NM, while attending classes from the ranch. Working in ranching during the pandemic has awakened an interest in agriculture. Currently, Zachary is attending New Mexico State University as an undergrad. His field of study is in Agricultural Business Administration. Zac is also part of the NM National Guard Reserves and NMSU ROTC and is a Maintenance Officer assigned to the NM Army National Guard in Santa Fe.



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