Thursday, June 10, 2010

Ada County Farm Bureau News

Ada County Farm Bureau Scholarships Announced
By Don Sonke, Ada County Farm Bureau President

Meridian--This years Ada County Farm Bureau scholarship recipients are Amanda Wilder, Meridian, pictured with Ada President Don Sonke and Jessica Reynolds of Kuna. Each year Ada County presents two $1000 scholarships to outstanding students choosing to further their education in an agriculture related field.

This years recipients are both truly well rounded students, excelling in academic, extracurricular and community activities. Amanda plans to attend either U of I or Washington State University majoring in Food Science and Technology. She has been active in FFA all four years serving many capacities including Chapter president and Secretary of the Boise Valley District this past year. Her parents are Steve Wilder, Ag Science teacher and FFA advisor for Meridian High School. Her mother, Laura, is the present Executive Director of the Idaho FFA Foundation.

Jessica Reynolds is also a four year FFA member at Kuna High school. She has served on many school and community activities and was the chapter president this past year and served as the Boise Valley District President her senior year. She plans to attend the University of Idaho this fall majoring in Agricultural Education. Her father, Dave, farms in the Kuna area and her mother, Karla is a school principal.

Our Ada County board is proud to be able to help these outstanding students continue their education and wish them well in the coming years.

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