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Wisconsin FFA Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 04/29/2015

Over $33,000 in Wisconsin FFA Foundation scholarships will be going to 42 students this next school year.

Scholarship Selection Committee Chairman Rick Daluge says the committee saw a large pool of qualified candidates for the scholarship funds this year.

"We had an excellent pool of applicants and look forward to continued growth of this program to recognize even more outstanding students in future years," Dr. Daluge said. "The accomplishments of these young people in their Supervised Agricultural Experiences and overall high school involvement in FFA are impressive."

This year's recipients include:

** Trent Dado, Amery: Wisconsin Agri-Business Association

** Alex Sievert, Bonduel: Matthew D. Anderson Endowment

** Kaila Wussow, Bonduel: Cooperative Resources International

** Erin Marchant, Brodhead: Rodney O Kittelsen Endowment

** Megan Redford, Cambridge: Foth Production Solutions, LLC

** Alex Costello, Campbellsport: Harold and Geneva Beals Endowment

** Abby Sabel, Chilton: Matthew D. Anderson Endowment

** Ciera Ballmer, Clinton: Walter and Delores Bjoraker Endowment

** Taylor Thoeny, Cochrane-Fountain City: Wisconsin Agri-Business Association

** Alison Wedig, Darlington: Blain's Farm & Fleet

** Riley Miller, Evansville: Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc.

** Destiny Kraus, Fort Atkinson: UW-Madison Collegiate FFA

** Lisa Zoromski, Freedom: John & Hattie Van Wychen Endowment

** Brandon Anding, Granton: Matthew D. Anderson Endowment

** Kevin Johnson, Granton: Elstad Brothers Endowment

** Auna Kaufmann-Schwartz, Holmen: ANIMART

** Dakota Heine, Jefferson: Robert and Herta Laatsch Family Endowment

** Josh Roth, Juda: ANIMART

** Ryan Schmitt, Juda: Foth Production Solutions, LLC

** William Marshall, Kickapoo: Wisconsin FFA Convention

** Abbey Williams, La Farge: Danny and Robin Connelly Family and Organic Valley

** Karley Reissman, Marion: GROWMARK

** Emily Gilbertson, Marshfield: Kenneth K Heideman Endowment

** Jamie Gilbertson, Marshfield: Kenneth K Heideman Endowment

** Zachary Gilbertson, Marshfield: Kenneth K Heideman Endowment

** Ashleigh Sternitzky, Marshfield: Kenneth K Heideman Endowment

** Kadence Walsh, Mauston: Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Assoc.

** Kelly Wilfert, Mishicot: Wisconsin Agri-Business Association

** Stephanie Thiel, Plymouth: WPS Farm Show Food Vendors

** Hannah Taylor, Poynette: Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc.

** Jennifer Shutter, Preble: UW-Madison Collegiate FFA

** Sally Albers, Sauk Prairie: Blain's Farm & Fleet

** Kyle Herbrand, Sauk Prairie FFA: Matthew D. Anderson Endowment

** Rachel Leege, Sauk Prairie: Dr. Virgil & Ann Martinson Endowment

** Elizabeth Yanke, Sauk Prairie: Arnold & Katherine Cordes Endowment

** Ashley Zimmerman, Spencer: Bernie and Marty Staller Endowment

** Kaylyn Lund, Stoughton: Louis M Sasman Endowment

** Kailyn Ripp, Waunakee: GROWMARK

** Grace Skarlupka, West De Pere: Wisconsin Agri-Business Association

** Katie Engevold, Whitehall: Star Blends

** Emily Herness, Whitehall: Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Assoc.

** Lindsey Rettenmund, Wisconsin Heights: Cooperative Resources International

Scholarships were awarded through annual contributions and endowed funds donated by companies, industry organizations and individual supporters, all of which share the organization's passion for agriculture education and leadership development.

The winning applicants will be recognized on stage at the Wisconsin FFA Convention in Madison in June.

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