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IOWA SOYBEAN ASSN AWARDS $15,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Source: Iowa Soybean Association news release

The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) is honoring the academic achievements and agricultural endeavors of nine Iowa high school students with $15,000 in scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to students planning to pursue degrees in an agriculture-related field.

The ISA scholarship committee awarded a $1,500 scholarship to one student in each crop district. Mikayla Lin Dolch of Corydon was named the overall state winner, receiving a $3,000 award.

"Each year, our scholarship committee is impressed by the caliber of students applying for scholarships to assist them in their collegiate careers and future involvement in agriculture," says Brian Kemp, ISA president who farms near Sibley. "These students demonstrate exemplary character; not only as students who earn strong grade-point averages, but also as active members of their communities through their volunteer efforts."

The following students were chosen as this year's ISA ag scholarship winners:

District 1: Heather Hoefling, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School, Marcus;

District 2: Olivia Bisbee, St. Ansgar Community High School, St. Ansgar;

District 3: Michael Tupper, New Hampton High School, New Hampton;

District 4: Paige Whitney, OA-BCIG High School, Ida Grove;

District 5: Annette Payne, Southeast Polk High School, Pleasant Hill;

District 6: Elizabeth Zuber, Williamsburg High School, Williamsburg;

District 7: Mikayla Lin Dolch, Southwest Valley High School, Corning;

District 8: Kenton Lain, Wayne Community High School, Corydon;

District 9: Kolton Greiner, Keota High School, Keota.

To learn more about ISA, go to www.iasoybeans.com.


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