Wilfred Bartoskewitz

Wilfred is a 5th generation Guadalupe County farmer and rancher who has long recognized the importance of community involvement.  He has long supported 4-H and FFA scholarships and served on multiple boards, committees and organizations such as The Luling Foundation, Navarro School District, Capital Farm Credit, Farm Bureau, USDA Farm Service Agency, Guadalupe County Appraisal District, First National Bank, Farm/Home Administration, Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center, Blossom Fields, Friedens Church and the South Central Texas Community Foundation.  He has received numerous awards including Seguin Agri-Business Award, Navarro FFA Honorary Lifetime Member, Seguin Chamber Community Service Award, Seguin FFA Making a Difference Award, Masonic Grand Lodge Community Builder, Comal/Guadalupe Soil & Water District and I support 4-H recognition.  In 2003 he and his wife, Betty, created the Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center.   Soon after, in 2005 he created the Bartoskewitz Farm Foundation followed by the ECA Puls Farm.  He hopes to educate the public and especially young people about where their food comes from.  As a philanthropist and visionary, Wilfred brought to life the South Central Texas Community Foundation in 2014.   Wilfred and Betty have two daughters, Tina and Kelly.