20 Students Named Recipients of $1,000 of 2016 Agricultural Scholarships

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May 11, 2016 (Shoreview, Minn.) - Winfield Solutions, LLC (wholly owned by Land O’Lakes, Inc.), recently named twenty recipients for the organization’s 2016 WinField Careers in Agriculture Scholarships program. The scholarships, each worth $1,000, are awarded to 10 graduating high school seniors and 10 first or second-year college students who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture and a perceived ability to contribute and advance agriculture in the future. 

“We are pleased to award such deserving applicants of the Careers in Agriculture Scholarship program,” said Faye Bliese, Director, Integrated Marketing Communications, WinField. “This program uncovers the quality of youth leaders in agriculture, and we are extremely pleased to know they will contribute in the future of our industry and promote development of the cooperative system.” 

Since its formation 24 years ago, the WinField Careers in Agriculture Scholarship program has awarded almost half a million dollars in scholarships to youth whose passion and future lies within agriculture. This year’s scholarships will go to: 

Monica Pennewitt - Ohio State University
Keeley Overmyer -Ohio State University  
Dean Adcock -Lake Land College, IL 
Christopher Weber -Kansas State University  
Marcus Tyler Jr -University of Kentucky  
Parrish Smith -University of Illinois  
Brianne Bier -Iowa State University 
Eric Koehlmooos -Kansas State University
McKenzie Compton- Missouri Western State University  
Conor Kimball -Colorado State University 

High School
Zackary Propst -Beaver Dam HS – Beaver Dam, WI 
Jon Crow- Chattanooga HS – Chattanooga, OK
Drew Groezinger -Stockton HS – Stockton, IL 
Kassidy Kimpling- Woodland HS – Streator, IL
Denton Diggins -Bronaugh HS - Bronaugh, MO
Logan Ellingson -Warner HS – Warner, SD
Michael Geissinger -Stratford HS – Stratford, WI 
Jonathan Reynolds- Hickman County HS – Clinton, KY 
John Bryant -Lawrence County HS – Lawrenceburg, TN
Juliana Pederson -Westbrook Walnut Grove HS – Westbrook, MN

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