County Farm Bureau announces scholarship winners

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Buena Vista County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of their 2018 County Farm Bureau scholarship awards. A total of $3250 ws awarded to five Buena Vista County high school seniors.

Makayla Bjork, Albert City, daughter of Chad and Julie Bjork, is the recipient of the $1000 Buena Vista County Farm Bureau scholarship. $750 was awarded to Brett Wells, son of Gary and Jennifer Wells of Fonda. Awards of $500 each were presented to Thomas Demers, Storm Lake, son of David and Georgia Demers, Tanner Snyder, Storm Lake, son of Tom and Kris Snyder and Grace Jesse, Newell, daughter of Shawn and Connie Jesse.

Makayla attends Sioux Central High School, Brett and Grace attend Newell-Fonda High School, Tanner attends St. Maryís High School and Thomas attends Storm Lake Public High School.

The scholarship winners were selected following personal interviews with a panel of judges on March 12.

In addition to their Buena Vista County Farm Bureau awards, the applications of Makayla Bjork and Thomas Demers have been entered in the Iowa Farm Bureauís state scholarship competition. Judging on the state level will be announced later in April with IFBF awarding fifty-four scholarships of $1,000 each to high school students from across the state of Iowa.