(JOHNSTON) Iowa Corn is proud to announce 10 scholarships to be awarded through the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program to high school seniors and college students for the 2012-13 school year.
The Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program awards five $500 first-year scholarships and five $500 upperclassman scholarships to individuals who are pursuing that will equip them to contribute to the agriculture industry in Iowa. The program is sponsored by the Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board.
Applications were judged by a selection committee and applicants were evaluated on their essays, applications, letters of reference, and their current grades and activities. Applicants are also members of the Iowa Corn Growers Association or a dependent of a member.
The following students will be awarded $500 scholarships and will be recognized at the Iowa Corn Annual Meeting in August.
High School Senior Scholarship Winners;
Adam Striegel, What Cheer
Nathan Ohms, Harlan
Kendra Wuthrich, Bloomfield
Dustin Lange, Alburnett
Alex Cohrs, Logan
College Scholarship Winners;
Bethany Olson, Jewell
Rob Mensing, Greenfield
Brent Sexton, Rockwell City
Marcie Stevenson, Wheatland
Katherine Mittman, Nevada
The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB), works to develop and defend markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and corn products. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is a membership organization lobbying on agricultural issues on behalf of its 6,700 farmer members. Both organizations work on the joint mission to create opportunities for long-term Iowa corn grower profitability.