Country Visions Cooperative and CP Feeds presented scholarship awards to ten exceptional area high school students. The students were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship to further their education at a college, university, technical or vocational school.
To be eligible the parents, parent, or legal guardian of the student must be a member of Country Visions Cooperative or CP Feeds and purchased a minimum set amount of goods and services in the year prior to application. The scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of academic performance, recommendations, essay question response, extra-curricular activities, employment experience and completion of application. Country Visions and CP Feeds have a significant presence in the farming communities, therefore, preference was given to students majoring in agriculture related fields.
Country Visions and CP Feeds awarded the following recipients the 2017 scholarships:
■ Conner Geurts, Wrightstown High School, Agribusiness/Science Technology
■ Austin Goehring, Kiel High School, Agribusiness
■ Kalista Hodorff, Campbellsport High School, Dairy Science
■ Alyssa Johanek, Kewaunee High School, Agribusiness/Science Technology
■ McCoy Mack, Manitowoc Lutheran High School, Agriculture Power Equipment
■ Josh O’Hearn, Reedsville High School, Agriculture
■ Derek Schmidt, Brillion High School, Agribusiness/Science Technology
■ Emily Schwanke, Waupun Area High School, Animal Science/Chemistry
■ Kaylee Warner, New Holstein High School, Animal Science/Pre-Vet
■ Madeline Zutz, Valders High School, Animal Science
Country Visions and CP Feeds have a strong agricultural involvement and want to promote the continued education of students with the same interest. Investing and supporting youth promotes the mission of the companies by building a strong future for their members and communities.