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Local FFA Members Receive National FFA Foundation Scholarships

MANHATTAN — The National FFA Foundation awarded scholarships to 43 members across the state of Kansas. FFA members were recognized for scholarship awards at the 94th Kansas FFA Convention, June 1–3, 2022.

The National Foundation offers approximately $2.7 million, generously donated by numerous sponsors, to FFA members across the nation every year. The awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 to assist with the students’ education at a two-year or four-year institution. Award determination is based on a student’s qualifications including academic achievement, leadership, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), FFA involvement, or financial need.

This year’s recipients and their respective FFA chapters are:

Arkansas City: Kyce Morgan

Buhler: Thomas Compton, Hunter Durham, Maren Lackey, Mace McCabe, Carson Moler, Marissa Orem, Caroline Wagner, Kaden Warner, Abigail Yutzy

Clay Center: Shelby Siebold

Coffeyville: Deziree Lee

Doniphan West: Broc Leatherman

Girard: Broc Scales

Greeley County: Payton Walk

Hill City: Colt Segarra

Labette County: Cara DeTar

Louisburg: Katie Dillon

Marmaton Valley: Alyson Ard, Carissa Mattox

Minneapolis: Weston Schrader

Nemaha Central: Hailey Wurtz

Newton: Kaitlyn McMullin

Oakley: Jonathan Temaat

Olathe ATC: Ryan Powell

Osawatomie: Grace Young

Oxford: Cassidy Chase

Prairie View: Lauren Aust

Riverton: Hayden Endicott, Derek Larison

Rock Creek: Emma Kasselman, Kara Riffel

Royal Valley: Karlie Albright, Brady Klotz, Lily Lefferd

Seaman: Tim Biggs

Stanton County: Alexa Molina

Valley Heights: Wesley Denton

Washington County: Michaela Jueneman, Coy Stamm

Wellington: Kaitlyn Hain, Matthew Pryce

Yates Center: Aidan Yoho

Photos may be available upon request depending on student availability. Go to flickr.com/ksffa for photos or email [email protected] for assistance.

The Kansas FFA Association is a statewide organization of 10,866 agricultural education students in 224 chapters in every corner of Kansas. It is part of the National FFA Organization, a national youth organization of 735,038 student members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business, and technology of agriculture with 8,817 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Our mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Visit www.ksffa.org for more information.