McLean County Farm Bureau

Hoeft, Lemenager Selected for IAA Foundation Scholarships

Abigail Hoeft of rural Bloomington and Paige Lemenager of Hudson were each selected to receive a $1,000 Collegiate Farm Bureau scholarship from the IAA Foundation.
Hoeft is a Forest and Resource Management major at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Lemenager is an Agriculture Transfer student at Lake Land College.
The Illinois Collegiate Farm Bureau Scholarships recognizes up to eight students across the state for leadership and involvement in the organization on their college campus.

The IAA Foundation awarded $144,501 to 75 students pursuing degrees in agriculture-related fields.

The IAA Foundation is the charitable arm of the Illinois Farm Bureau. To learn more about the scholarship programs and see a complete list of the 2023-24 winners, visit