March 29, 2022

Scholarship winners named

Topic: Leadership

Bismarck, ND -- The NDFB Promotion and Education Committee announced eight individuals have been awarded $1,000 scholarships through the NDFB Foundation. The money is raised through a live auction at the NDFB Annual Meeting, held in November. Auction items are donated by county Farm Bureaus and volunteers.

“We would like to thank all of our members who helped make the auction a success,” said NDFB Director of Organizational Development Joey Bailey. “It means so much to us to be able to award these students and help further their education.”

The Becki Palmer Scholarship is for high school seniors and honors an NDFB employee who lost her battle with cancer in 2006. The winners are:

Garrett Haakenson of Aneta, N.D.

Skylar Uglem of Northwood, N.D.

Ashlyn Williams of Maddock, N.D.

The NDFB Agriculture Scholarship is for an undergraduate student majoring in agriculture who has completed or will be completing their freshman year of post-secondary school. The winners are:

McKayla Carlson-Hughes of Stanchfield, Minn.

Karlee Sailer of Golden Valley, N.D.

The NDFB 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 are:

Samantha Ledahl of Zahl, N.D.

Christy Finck of Elgin, N.D.

The Future of Agriculture Scholarship is for students graduating high school this spring who are enrolled in an agriculture college. The winner is Benjamin Scheresky of Max, N.D.

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