Somonauk student awarded Grow Ag Leaders scholarship

Somonauk High School graduate McKenna Dayhuff has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Bayer Fund. In the fall, Dayhuff will study animal nutrition at Iowa State University.

Grow Ag Leaders raises awareness of diverse career opportunities in the agriculture industry and provides 352 scholarships nationwide to support student’s post high school ag education.

Grow Ag Leader scholarships, administered by the National FFA Organization, are available to high school seniors and college students pursuing degrees in ag-related fields. To be considered, each applicant is required to receive endorsements from two local farmers. FFA members and nonmembers are eligible.

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