JEFFERSON — The Jefferson County Agri-Business enterprise Club honored 5 college students with scholarships at its April conference.
The evening incorporated a catered food and the scholarship presentation at Fairview Athletics Bar & Grill in Jefferson.
It has been a custom for numerous several years that the Jefferson County Agribusiness Club has per year awarded scholarships to students who are pursuing professions in agriculture by secondary instruction. Money to finance this undertaking are raised during the year mostly from the meals stand at the Jefferson County Reasonable and an annual cheese sale prior to the Xmas holiday break.
Learners submitted an application and letter of recommendation. The software involved data about their faculty functions, management, function encounter, and two essay concerns about agriculture. The recipients this yr involve 5 students currently enrolled in college.
The scholarship winners have been launched and had been questioned a number of concerns by club president Bill Blossfeld, so the membership could discover about the recipients. A whole of $4,500 was awarded to nearby youth.
Kirstin Novak of Sullivan is finding out Agricultural Small business Management at College of Wisconsin-Madison. Kirstin was a presenter at the 4th Quality Farm Tour and labored in the Agribusiness Club foods stand at the county fair.
In FFA, she participated in Creed Speaking and was on the Livestock Judging Group. Her SAE was functioning on the household grain and create farm, handling responsibilities from picking create in the fields to offering it to buyers. She attained a Vegetable Production Proficiency Gold Award. Kirstin also served her chapter as President, Secretary, and Reporter.
Her 4-H assignments provided dairy, pictures, and meat goat projects. Kirstin acquired Winner Junior Doe and Reserve Winner Senior Doe at the Jefferson County Good. Her leadership roles involved 4-H President, Vice President and Reporter.
At the UW-Madison, she is a member of Babcock Household, Badger Dairy Club and Collegiate Farm Bureau. She is the Community Relations director at Babcock and was on the Dean’s listing.
Kirstin is a graduate of Palmyra-Eagle Substantial Faculty, where by she was All-Convention Monitor and Subject her senior 12 months.
In addition to operating 250 several hours every single year at Enjoyable Valley Acres, Kirstin also will work at Heidi’s Hobbies, Floral and Presents and would make floral deliveries.
Signe Form graduated from Fort Atkinson Higher University. She was active in soccer, golfing, and basketball. She also was a member of Countrywide Honor Culture and was a scholar representative on the School Board.
At present, Signe is learning Biology at Wisconsin Lutheran University with strategies to go to veterinary university. She is on the college or university women’s soccer staff and volunteers as a youth soccer mentor.
She has volunteered her time at the 4th Grade Farm Tour for 4 several years. Signe served as FFA Treasurer for two years and Vice President. Her FFA job was in beef manufacturing, in which she gained her State FFA Degree.
As a 4-Her, she has beef and swine initiatives, and she served as 4-H President, Vice President, Treasurer, as effectively as swine and beef youth chief.
In addition to doing the job on the spouse and children farm, Signe also operates component-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 intention of staying a superior university agriculture trainer.
At Palmyra-Eagle Significant Faculty her FFA SAE was her meat goat task. She served as FFA Secretary, Reporter, and Sentinel for her FFA chapter.
As a 4-H member she took images and exhibited her get the job done at the county good. Katherine served her 4-H club as President, Vice President, Secretary, and club photographer.
Katherine enjoys carrying out and was on the concert choir and Harmony A Capella competitors crew at Palmyra-Eagle Superior Faculty. At UW-Platteville, she is in the concert choir and is a member of the College Singers.
Katherine has labored at the honest food tent and was a presenter at the 4th grade farm tour for four a long time for the Jefferson County Agri-Business Club. To support fund her training, Katherine will work at Blain’s Farm & Fleet and Decide ’n Help you save, in addition to her family’s Pleasurable Valley Acres grain and deliver farm from Might to December.
Kenzie Emery graduated from Palmyra-Eagle Superior University as her course Salutatorian. She at the moment attends the UW-Madison majoring with Animal Science.
In FFA, she was on the parliamentary technique crew, and served as Secretary and Treasurer.
Her dairy job involves Ayrshire, Brown Swiss and Milking Shorthorn dairy cattle. Kenzie gained a Dairy Generation and Poultry Manufacturing Proficiency Award.
In superior university, she was a member of the National Honors Modern society. Kenzie also was concerned in cheerleading, dance, soccer and band. Her 4-H tasks bundled woodworking, photography and baking.
Kenzie is effective on her family farm and also at Chick-Fil-A. She also volunteered her time with the 4th Quality Farm Tour at Kutz Farm in May possibly.
Morgan Bauer of Ixonia is a four-year member of FFA and an 11-yr 4-H member. Morgan is a scholar at Madison Faculty in the Vet Technician program.
At Oconomowoc Higher College, she was a member of the Mandarin Club and Orchestra. Morgan labored at the Jefferson County Good food items stand for four a long time.
Her FFA projects consist of sheep and beef jobs. In FFA, she served as Sentinel and Treasurer. In FFA, she served as Vice President two times and Secretary. Her 4-H jobs ended up sheep, beef, archery, knitting, food items and preservation, and tractors.
Morgan is a Bible College volunteer at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Also, she is utilized in the Oconomowoc School District as an night custodian and an as a lamb processor at Pinn Oak Farms in Delavan.
The mission of the Jefferson County Agri-Business enterprise Club is to boost an active interest in agribusiness and be a source to get us into the long run. Its objective is to market the agribusiness group to the community and state population. This is completed by means of education and learning, media, visits to community agribusinesses, fundraisers making use of agricultural merchandise, featuring scholarships toward ag careers, and offering resources to corporations that endorse the ag community.