NDFB scholarship winners announced

Created: 5/20/13 (Mon) | Topic: Education

Eleven individuals from around the state have been awarded scholarships through the North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation.
The scholarships are a project of the NDFB Promotion and Education (P&E) Committee. This year, $5,500 in scholarships was awarded.
“Education is important, and as a committee we feel it is vital that we help support students developing their career paths,” said Director of Development Joey Tigges.  “We really appreciate everyone who supports this scholarship program by giving to the NDFB Foundation.”
The Becki Palmer Scholarship for High School Seniors honors a North Dakota Farm Bureau employee who lost her battle with cancer in 2006. Winners of this $500 scholarship are: Keyona Elkins of Dickinson, Travis Lawwhead of Cartwright, Jacob Lardy of West Fargo, Breanna Bregel of Carrington, Alex Nielsen and McKayla Roll of New England.
The NDFB Agriculture Scholarship is for an undergraduate student majoring in agriculture that has completed or will be completing their freshman year of post-secondary school. The winners of this $500 scholarship are Kristi Tonnessen of Towner and Stefanie Bohrer of Stanton.
The Farm Bureau Family Membership Scholarship is awarded to a current Farm Bureau member or family member who has or will have completed their freshman year of college. The winners of this $500 scholarship are Amy Smith of Carrington and Kelsey Teubner of Cando.
The Graduate Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled or currently attending graduate school. The winner of this $500 scholarship is Kate Noble of Sneads Ferry, N.C.
Applications for the 2014 scholarships will be available in December 2013. Visit the NDFB website at for a listing of scholarships available. Scholarship applications are due April 15 each year.
For more information on the scholarships or on the Promotion and Education Committee please contact Joey Tigges at 701-298-2227 or
 If you would like to donate to the North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation, go to

Download the NDFB Newsline scholarship audio with Joey Tigges by clicking here.

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