Congratulations to the 2021 Scholarship Recipients

 

In alignment with our mission to support Illinois farm families and the future of agriculture through education, the IAA Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients. 

Seventy-six students were selected to receive scholarships based on their academic achievement, participation and leadership in school and community organizations, and overall commitment to success. A total of $122,000 will be distributed to assist with tuition costs for the 2021-2022 school year. The Foundation received 345 applications this year, representing 85 counties from across the state of Illinois. 

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our 2021 Scholarship Recipients! It is an honor and a privilege to support deserving students through our diverse scholarship program. 

 

Meet the 2021 IAA Foundation Scholars

Illinois Farm Bureau Legacy of Leadership Scholarship $7,500


Sara Timm, Marion County

Sara is from Iuka, IL. The daughter of Jason and Jennifer Timm, Sara will be a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, majoring in Animal Science. 

 

IAA Foundation Top Scholars $5,000

Sheridan Hank, Mercer County

The daughter of Jeff and Trisha Hank, Sheridan will be a sophomore majoring in AgriBusiness at Lake Land College. Sheridan is from Aledo, IL. 

 

Lauren McMillan, Bureau County

Lauren is an Agricultural Leadership Education major who will be a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From Tiskilwa, IL, Lauren is the daughter of Kyle and Jodi McMillan. 

 

Paige Van Dyke, Clay County 

From Louisville, IL, Paige is the daughter of Jon and Katrina Van Dyke. Entering her sophomore year at Lake Land College, Paige is majoring in Agriculture Communications. 

Illinois Farm Bureau Presidential Scholarship $1,000

Taylor Hartke, Effingham County

 

IAA Foundation General Scholarships $1,000

In the Name of Robert F. Rouse:

 

Isaac Brockman, Grundy County 

In the Name of Fletcher A. Gourley and Leonard Southwell:

 

Alexandra Johannes, Washington County

 

Alayna Scranton, Pike County

Collegiate Farm Bureau Scholarships $1,000

 

Mallory Ames, Champaign County

 

Carly Etter, Clinton County

 

Adelaide Harp, Mason County

 

Justin Huff, Jefferson County

 

Emma Lagerhausen, Effingham County 

 

Ava Marshall, LaSalle County

 

Carlie Mettler, Madison County

 

Hannah Spangler, Fulton County

Cashford Farm Youth Scholarships $1,000

 

Makenna Green, Douglas County

Sydnee Shafer, Douglas County

Charles B. Shuman Scholarship $1,000

 

Garrett Williams, Richland County 

Clifton L. Duckworth, CPA Ag Accounting 4 Tomorrow Scholarship $1,000

 

Austin Brockmann, Boone County

Dale E. Butz Scholarship $1,000

 

Seth Mitchell, Richland County 

Dorothy and Wilhemine Ratermann Scholarships $1,100

 

Maria Brockamp, Christian County

 

Penny Flood, Cumberland County

 

Ashley Hartman, Monroe County 

 

Delaney Hemann, Macoupin County

 

Abbigail Kepp, Cumberland County

 

Christian Kessler, Shelby County 

 

Ty Knodle, Montgomery County 

 

Loren Koenigstein, Monroe County

 

Katie Newell, Jefferson County 

 

Grace Rincker, Shelby County

 

Dr. E Ray and Jeanie Searby Scholarship $1,000

 

Erin Anderson, Vermilion County

Dwain Ford Memorial Soybean Scholarship $1,000

 

Caroline Gill, Peoria County

Elbert and Mary Elsbury Scholarship $1,000

 

Riley Nebel, Lake County

Fletcher A. Gourley, Leonard Southwell and Roger Capps Memorial Scholarships $2,000

 

Cole Fishel, Edwards County

 

Kelsey Knebel, Madison County

Sean Koch, Tazewell County

 

Nathan Lintker, Washington County

 

Alexis Polczynski, Washington County

 

Elizabeth Tesar, Wauzeka, Wisconsin

 

Olivia Turley, Macoupin County 

Donald Watson, Richland County

Jake Wente, Cumberland County

 

Travis Wilke, Richland County

 

Ali Willenborg, Fayette County

 

Hunter Williamette, Faribault, Minnesota

 

Greg Carney Scholarship $1,500

 

Brodee McCormick, Menard County

H.R. Beeson Scholarship $1,500

Garrett Buerster, Clay County

Harris Thomas Scholarships $2,000

 

Caden Cockburn, Williamson County

 

Mackenzie Harmon, Christian County

 

Kaitlin Huff, Jefferson County

 

Adam Loker, Wayne County

 

Chelsea Ochs, Richland County 

Heartland NAMA Steven A. Hammerschmidt Memorial Scholarship $1,000

 

Joseph Birrittier, Monroe County

Callie McClay, Washington County

 

Herman E. and Cecilia E. Wiedle Scholarships $2,000

 

Shana Lueking, Clinton County

 

Rachel Maue, Clinton County

 

Amanda Travis, Clinton County 

Illinois Award Scholarship $1,000

 

Kiley Tate, Cass County 

Jean Stubblefield Memorial Scholarships $1,500/$3,000

Undergraduate Scholarship $1,500:

 

Jordyn Gerlach, Montgomery County

Veterinary Medicine Scholarship $3,000:

 

Tess Cummings, Iroquois County

 

Leonard C. Zimmerly Memorial Scholarship $1,000

 

Jacob Henderson, Tazewell County

Martha J. and Walter J. Wills Scholarship $1,000

Thomas Stamberger, Bureau County 

Mary Lou Diebold Scholarship $1,000

Sarah Fisher, Lake County

Robert F. Rouse Scholarship $1,000

 

Maggie Rutkowski, Lake County 

Sara C. Andrews Memorial Scholarship $1,000/$2,500

Scholarships for Incoming Freshman $1,000:

 

Emily Brooks, Whiteside County

Jenna Spangler, Fulton County

 

Scholarships for Incoming Juniors $2,500:

 

Sophia Hortin, Champaign County

Sarah Stevens, Peoria County

Twin Creek Family Farm Scholarship $1,000

 

Hope Gillaspie, Edgar County

Calista Heiser, Edgar County

Vincent O. Greene Memorial Scholarships $1,000

Sanita Baer, Tazewell County

 

Olivia Charles, Carroll County

 

Abigail Hoeft, McLean County

Colby Steber, Richland County

William J. Kuhfuss Memorial Scholarship $1,000

 

Michelle Cooney, Whiteside County 

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