McLean County Farm Bureau

2022 MCFB Foundation Scholarship Winners

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McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Agricultural Leadership Scholarship recipients.

  • Brian Clapp, a senior at LeRoy High School, plans to study Agricultural Business at Lake Land College.
  • Preston Rhode, a senior at Normal Community West High School, will pursue a degree in Animal Science at Black Hawk College.
  • Ashlyn Mool of Lexington, will be a junior at Iowa State University studying Agricultural Business. Mool is an El Paso-GridleyHigh School graduate.
  • Skye Schumaker of Heyworth, is studying Agriculture at Lake Land College. Schumaker graduated from Heyworth High School.

Ag Leadership Scholarship recipients are selected based on leadership, school/community involvement and interest in agriculture. Each student will receive $2,000 for educational expenses as they pursue an ag-related career.

In addition to the Ag Leadership Scholarships, the following students will receive a $500 McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship:

  • Drexel Douglass, Bloomington, to study Agricultural Education at University of Missouri
  • Paige Fitzgerald, Bloomington, to study Agribusiness at Iowa State University
  • Abigail Hoeft, Bloomington, studying Forest Service Management at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Kelly Jones, Colfax, studying Agricultural Communications at Parkland College
  • Paige Lemenager, Hudson, to pursue an agriculture transfer program at Lake Land College
  • Cole Neubauer, Downs, studying Farm Business Management at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Justin Pierard, Bloomington, pursuing a Power Equipment Technician degree at Parkland College
  • Jordan Reimer, Lexington, to study Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Garrett Rhode, Carlock, to study Agribusiness, Markets & Management at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Madison Kraft, Towanda, studying Animal Science at Iowa State University
  • Patrick Williams, Ellsworth, studying Agribusiness, Markets & Management at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Levi Zimmerman, Saybrook, studying Precision Agriculture Technology at Parkland College

MCFB Foundation is funded by voluntary donations from Farm Bureau members and local supporters.
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