JEFFERSON — The Jefferson County Agri-Small business Club honored 5 students with scholarships at its April meeting.
The evening provided a catered food and the scholarship presentation at Fairview Sports activities Bar & Grill in Jefferson.
It has been a custom for many many years that the Jefferson County Agribusiness Club has annually awarded scholarships to learners who are pursuing occupations in agriculture by means of secondary training. Money to finance this undertaking are elevated all through the 12 months generally from the foodstuff stand at the Jefferson County Fair and an yearly cheese sale prior to the Christmas vacation.
Students submitted an application and letter of recommendation. The application incorporated facts about their college routines, management, do the job working experience, and two essay concerns about agriculture. The recipients this yr involve five students at present enrolled in college or university.
The scholarship winners have been released and were being questioned a couple of concerns by club president Invoice Blossfeld, so the membership could understand about the recipients. A overall of $4,500 was awarded to neighborhood youth.
Kirstin Novak of Sullivan is learning Agricultural Company Management at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kirstin was a presenter at the 4th Quality Farm Tour and labored in the Agribusiness Club meals stand at the county honest.
In FFA, she participated in Creed Speaking and was on the Livestock Judging Staff. Her SAE was performing on the relatives grain and create farm, handling jobs from choosing generate in the fields to promoting it to customers. She acquired a Vegetable Generation Proficiency Gold Award. Kirstin also served her chapter as President, Secretary, and Reporter.
Her 4-H projects bundled dairy, pictures, and meat goat projects. Kirstin attained Champion Junior Doe and Reserve Champion Senior Doe at the Jefferson County Honest. Her leadership roles involved 4-H President, Vice President and Reporter.
At the UW-Madison, she is a member of Babcock Residence, Badger Dairy Club and Collegiate Farm Bureau. She is the Community Relations director at Babcock and was on the Dean’s checklist.
Kirstin is a graduate of Palmyra-Eagle Superior Faculty, in which she was All-Meeting Track and Field her senior yr.
In addition to performing 250 hrs every single 12 months at Pleasant Valley Acres, Kirstin also will work at Heidi’s Hobbies, Floral and Presents and tends to make floral deliveries.
Signe Sort graduated from Fort Atkinson High College. She was active in soccer, golf, and basketball. She also was a member of Nationwide Honor Modern society and was a college student consultant on the College Board.
Now, Signe is studying Biology at Wisconsin Lutheran University with programs to attend veterinary college. She is on the school women’s soccer staff and volunteers as a youth soccer coach.
She has volunteered her time at the 4th Quality Farm Tour for 4 many years. Signe served as FFA Treasurer for two decades and Vice President. Her FFA task was in beef manufacturing, exactly where she earned her State FFA Degree.
As a 4-Her, she has beef and swine jobs, and she served as 4-H President, Vice President, Treasurer, as well as swine and beef youth leader.
In addition to working on the spouse and children farm, Signe also performs part-time at BKS Dental and Jones Dairy Farm.
Sullivan’s Katherine Novak is a university student at UW-Platteville majoring in Agricultural Schooling with the aim of staying a substantial faculty agriculture teacher.
At Palmyra-Eagle Higher Faculty her FFA SAE was her meat goat project. She served as FFA Secretary, Reporter, and Sentinel for her FFA chapter.
As a 4-H member she took photography and exhibited her perform at the county good. Katherine served her 4-H club as President, Vice President, Secretary, and club photographer.
Katherine enjoys performing and was on the live performance choir and Harmony A Capella levels of competition team at Palmyra-Eagle Higher University. At UW-Platteville, she is in the concert choir and is a member of the College Singers.
Katherine has worked at the truthful foodstuff tent and was a presenter at the 4th quality farm tour for four several years for the Jefferson County Agri-Business Club. To assistance fund her education and learning, Katherine operates at Blain’s Farm & Fleet and Pick ’n Help save, in addition to her family’s Pleasant Valley Acres grain and deliver farm from May perhaps to December.
Kenzie Emery graduated from Palmyra-Eagle Significant University as her class Salutatorian. She at the moment attends the UW-Madison majoring with Animal Science.
In FFA, she was on the parliamentary process workforce, and served as Secretary and Treasurer.
Her dairy venture involves Ayrshire, Brown Swiss and Milking Shorthorn dairy cattle. Kenzie been given a Dairy Output and Poultry Output Proficiency Award.
In substantial college, she was a member of the Nationwide Honors Society. Kenzie also was concerned in cheerleading, dance, soccer and band. Her 4-H assignments incorporated woodworking, photography and baking.
Kenzie works on her relatives farm and also at Chick-Fil-A. She also volunteered her time with the 4th Quality Farm Tour at Kutz Farm in Could.
Morgan Bauer of Ixonia is a four-12 months member of FFA and an 11-year 4-H member. Morgan is a university student at Madison School in the Vet Technician software.
At Oconomowoc Large College, she was a member of the Mandarin Club and Orchestra. Morgan labored at the Jefferson County Good food stand for four decades.
Her FFA jobs include things like sheep and beef tasks. In FFA, she served as Sentinel and Treasurer. In FFA, she served as Vice President 2 times and Secretary. Her 4-H initiatives ended up sheep, beef, archery, knitting, food items and preservation, and tractors.
Morgan is a Bible University volunteer at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Also, she is utilized in the Oconomowoc College District as an evening custodian and an as a lamb processor at Pinn Oak Farms in Delavan.
The mission of the Jefferson County Agri-Organization Club is to advertise an energetic desire in agribusiness and be a source to take us into the long term. Its goal is to market the agribusiness community to the community and condition populace. This is attained through schooling, media, visits to local agribusinesses, fundraisers employing agricultural goods, featuring scholarships toward ag professions, and supplying money to organizations that advertise the ag group.