Congratulations 2014 Scholarship Recipients


Iaafndtn _scholarshipinsThe IAA Foundation recently announced the names of 62 deserving recipients of $138,800 in tuition support. These hard-working students were selected for scholarships based on academic ability, leadership involvement, professional career goals, and financial need. The Foundation received 300 applications this year.

“Supporting our farm families and the future of agriculture through scholarships is a great way we are meeting our mission," said Susan Moore, IAA Foundation Director.  "Making it all possible are contributions from Farm Bureau members, agribusiness and commodity partners who all share in our common goal to prepare the best and brightest future workforce for agriculture,” she added.

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IAA Foundation Legacy of Leadership Scholarship - $7,500

  • Bradley Braddock, of Marion County, is the son of Harry and Angie Braddock. Bradley will be a junior at Illinois State University studying Agribusiness and Agricultural Communications.

IAA Foundation General Scholarship - $7,500

  • Hannah Donoho, of Champaign County, is the daughter of Kevin and Brenda Donoho. Hannah is studying Crop Science at the University of Illinois.

IAA Foundation General Scholarship - $7,500

  • Abby Marten, of Effingham County, is the daughter of Kevin and Cheri Marten. Abby attends the University of Illinois where she majors in Agricultural Leadership Education.

IAA Foundation General Scholarship - $7,500

  • Krista Temple, of Whiteside County, is the daughter of Don and Karen Temple. Krista will attend the University of Illinois where she plans to major in Agricultural Communications.

IAA Foundation General Scholarship - $1,100
(in the name of Robert Rouse)

  • Lance Curtis, McDonough County

IAA Foundation General Scholarship - $1,000
(in the name of Fletcher Gourley)

  • Seely Sayre, Cass County

IAA Foundation Scholarship - $1,000
(in the name of Leonard Southwell)

  • Frazier Curless, Pike County

IAA Foundation General Scholarship - $1,000
(Western Illinois University)

  • Jennifer Jackson, Morgan County

Greg Carney Scholarship - $1,500

  • Sarah Moore, Jersey County

Robert F. Rouse Sholarship - $1,100

  • Lukas Beelow, Lake County
  • Natalie Didier, Lake County

William J. Kuhfuss Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

  • Kendi Sayre, Cass County

Dale E. Butz Scholarship - $1,000

  • Chet McClure, Ford County

Heartland NAMA Steven Hammerschmidt Scholarship - $1,000

  • Rachel Hoeft, McLean County
  • Shelby Peterson, Hancock County

St. Louis District Dairy Council Scholarship - $1,000

  • Jessica Telgmann, Shelby County
  • Morgan Wendling, Effinghamn County

Illinois Soybean Association Crop Science Scholarship

  • Danielle Cooney, Whiteside County - $6,000
  • Seth Strom, Knox County - $6,000
  • Kayla Wiedau, St. Clair County - $6,000
  • Tyler Pokojski, Marion County - $5,000
  • Allison Thornton, Greene County - $5.000
  • Tyler Barringer, Macon County - $4,000
  • Brent Mansfield, Greene County - $4000
  • Kaleb Snider, Richland County - $4,000

Prairie Farms Dairy- Fletcher A. Gourley, Leonard Southwell, & Roger Capps Memorial Scholarship - $2,000

  • Darci Bilbruck, Macoupin County
  • Jessica Brehm, Dubuque County (Iowa)
  • Christopher Callahan, Macoupin County
  • Hilary Charlet, Henry County
  • Katelyn DeNap, Madison County
  • Chelsea Hargrove, Monroe County
  • Ethan Haywood, Barry County (Michigan)
  • Joshua Laesch, Bond County
  • Koby Limbach, Cole County (Missouri)
  • Bailey Schmidt, Macoupin County
  • Lauren Unverfehrt, Washington County
  • Laura Wente, Cumberland County

Dorothy and Wilhelmine Ratermann Memorial Scholarship - $1,200

  • Emma Anderson. Montgomey County
  • Amanda Barr, Effingham County
  • Evelyn Epplin, Perry County
  • Katelynn Fryman, Edwards County
  • Olivia Geiger, Madison County
  • Claire Geiger, Madison County
  • Courtney Gerstenecker, Clinton County
  • Caleb Grohman, Monroe County
  • Jesse Haarmann, Effingham County
  • McKenzie Magnus, Clinton County
  • Lindsey McKinzie, Edwards County
  • Ashley Meinhart, Jasper County
  • Ryan Meinhart, Jasper County
  • Jacob Meisner, Macoupin county
  • Taylor Musgrave, Crawford County
  • Kimberly Perkins, Effingham County
  • Lindsay Ratermann, Clinton County
  • Karli Robinson, Shelby County
  • August Schetter, Jersey County
  • Emily Tanner, Williamson County
  • Renee Tillman, Effingham County
  • Jencie Watson, Madison County
  • Faith Wendte, Effingham County
  • Benjamin Westrich, Williamson County
  • Kayley Woker, Bond County


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