Scholarships awarded to state FFA members
MADISON - State FFA members will have a little financial help as they pursue their college education thanks to monies donated to the scholarship fund associated with the Wisconsin FFA Foundation.
Scholarships are sponsored through the Wisconsin FFA Foundation, Inc. and provided to selected applicants that are members in good standing of the Wisconsin Association of FFA through membership in a recognized FFA Chapter.
Those awarded scholarships are as follows:
- Brenna Bays, Adams-Friendship FFA - Louis M. Sasman of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison Endowment
- Meikah Dado, Amery FFA - Matthew D. Anderson Endowment Fund
- Mitchell Schroepfer, Antigo FFA - Walter & Delores Bjoraker Endowment Fund
- Collin Weltzien, Arcadia FFA - Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
- Caleb Novak, Black Hawk FFA - Rodney O. Kittleson Endowment
- Derek Schmidt, Brillion FFA - WPS Farm Show Food Vendors
- Jessica Noble, Burlington FFA - Matthew D. Anderson Endowment Fund
- Sam Bauman, Burlington FFA - Bernie & Marty Staller Endowment
- Ciera Ballmer, Clinton FFA - Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation
- Phillip Roth, Colby FFA - Collegiate FFA, UW-Madison
- Jessica Lins, Columbus FFA - GROWMARK
- Joseph Obermueller, Glenwood City FFA - Elstad Brothers Endowment
- Jennifer Shutter, Green Bay-Preble FFA - Wisconsin FFA Convention
- Alexis Schultz, Lake Mills FFA - Robert & Herta Laatsch Family Endowment
- Carley Krull, Lake Mills FFA - Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Assoc.
- Lucianna Jenks, Marshfield FFA - Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
- Megan Mitchell, Marshfield FFA - Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
- Nadia Moore, Marshfield FFA - Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
- Samuel Bauman, Marshfield FFA - Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
- Brooke Brantner, Menomonie FFA - ConAgra Foods
- Kyle Junk, Mishicot FFA - Star Blends
- Megan Lehr, Monticello FFA - Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Assoc.
- Lillian Feider, New Holstein FFA - Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
- CeAnna Jaeckel, Palmyra-Eagle FFA - Robert & Herta Laatsch Family Endowment
- Colleen Toberman, Parkview FFA - GROWMARK
- Paul Boesl, Prairie Farm FFA - ConAgra Foods
- Danielle Mihalski, Pulaski FFA - Arnold & Katherine Cordes Endowment
- Emma Gwidt, Pulaski FFA - Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation
- Ashley Ngocnga Walther, Randolph Cambria-Friesland FFA - Mary Elstad & Dean P Gagnon Endowment Fund
- Amber Patterson, River Ridge FFA - ANIMART
- Beth Zimmer, River Ridge FFA - Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
- Ashley Zimmerman, Spencer FFA - Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
- Katelyn Zimmerman, Spencer FFA - Blain's Farm & Fleet
- Camilla Freund, Stevens Point FFA - Mary Elstad & Dean P Gagnon Endowment Fund
- Madeline Zutz, Valders FFA - ANIMART
- Katherine Larson, Viroqua FFA - Blain's Farm & Fleet
- Taylor Eilers, Waupaca FFA - Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
- Emily Schwanke, Waupun FFA - Robert Wohlford Memorial Scholarship
- Claire Hawthorne, Westby FFA - Farmer Community Giving, Organic Valley
- Kendall Bentley, Wrightstown FFA - Harold & Geneva Beals Endowment
Washington Leadership Conference scholarship recipients were also recognized during the three-day convention. The $350 scholarships will help offset costs associated with attending the Washington Leadership Conference.
This year's recipients include: Parker Reindahl, Clear Lake; Deanna Meyer, Amery; Katie Gindt, Cadott; Alexis Keller, Tomah; Elizebeth McGuire, Brodhead; Samantha Hanner, Oregon; Kyle Paulson, Columbus; Collin Bays, Adams-Friendship; Mykayla Kuhn, Waupun; Bailey Krause, Colby;Erika Gillett, Thorp; Lauren Dykes, Weyauwega-Fremont; Faith Brooks, Omro; Holly Gildernick, West De Pere; Molly Thorne, Mishicot;
Mackenzie Shiplett, Chilton; Braden Kundert, Badger; Colton Klecker, Lake Mills;Ava Schrauth, Lomira;;Cheyenne Krell, Hartford.