Michael wins FFA scholarship


Staff report



INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The National FFA Organization has awarded a $1,000 AGCO Dealer scholarship to Owen Michael, of Sidney.

Michael, a member of the Anna High School FFA, is the son of Beth and Scott Michael.

The scholarship is sponsored by Prenger Implement Store Inc. Michael plans to attend Kansas State University.

This scholarship is one of 1,888 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently, 115 sponsors contribute more than $2.7 million to support scholarships for students.

For 33 years, scholarships have been made available through funding secured by the National FFA Foundation. This funding comes from individuals, businesses and corporate sponsors to encourage excellence and enable students to pursue their educational goals.

The 2017 scholarship recipients were selected from 8,337 applicants from across the country. Selections were based on the applicant’s leadership, academic record, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural or work experience in agricultural education and future goals.

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Staff report