Two Buena Vista County high School seniors will be competing on the state level for an Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) scholarship award.
Nels Overgaard and Kurt Olsen, both of Newell, will be representing Buena Vista County in the state competition.
Overgaard, a Newell-Fonda High School Senior, is the son of Debora and Kaj Overgaard. His plans are to attend Iowa State University and major in Engineering.
Olsen, also a senior at Newell-Fonda High School, is the son of Tom and Martha Olsen. He also plans to attend Iowa State University to pursue a major in Mechanical Engineering.
Applicants from across the state will be vying for fifty-four $1000 scholarships to be presented by IFBF in 2000. Selection of the winners will be made in April.