South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is pleased to announce eight winners of the 2021 SDFB Scholarship.
SDFB will award $7,600 in scholarship monies. Recipients are high school seniors and college students whose parents or guardians are current members of South Dakota Farm Bureau, and have been for at least two years. Applicants could be considered for an agriculture-focused or community-focused scholarship, depending on their major and experience with agriculture.
“South Dakota Farm Bureau takes great pride in recognizing young people that have a passion for agriculture and their rural communities each year with this scholarship,” said Krystil Smit, SDFB Executive Director. “We are proud to continue this tradition and wish them success in their educational journey.”
The South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by Richard and Agnes Ekstrum of Kimball, S.D. Richard served as South Dakota Farm Bureau's president from 1975 - 1995.
2021 SDFB Scholarship Winners include:
Everett Paul of Faith, S.D., a Precision Machining major who will be attending Lake Area Technical College.
Teigen Hadrick of Faulkton, S.D. is an Animal Science major and will be attending South Dakota State University.
Beth Nagel of Gettysburg, S.D. is an Agriculture Communications and Agricultural Leadership major and is attending South Dakota State University.
John Piroutek of Milesville, S.D. is an Ag Business major and will be attending South Dakota State University.
Brycen Cheney of Wall, S.D. is a Human Biology major and will be attending South Dakota State University.
Laney Mackaben of Belle Fourche, S.D. is an Animal Science: Biomedical Science major and will be attending North Dakota State University.
Malia Schumacher of Pierre, S.D. is a Human Biology/Pre-med major and will be attending South Dakota State University.
Ruth Trautman of Huron, S.D. is an Accounting major and will be attending Southeast Technical College.
For more information about South Dakota Farm Bureau visit www.sdfbf.org.