Scholarship recipients announced

Bailey Montoya: $500 Farm Bureau Scholarship

Bailey is the son of Luciano and Christy Montoya of Farmersville. Bailey will graduate this May from Moeller High School where he excelled academically and athletically. Bailey will be attending the University of Dayton this fall to major in Education. He plans to pursue his bachelor’s degree and find a teaching job as an intervention specialist. Bailey will be busy not only will his academic college schedule,  he will aslo be continuing his baseball career at UD. Bailey has been a dedicated, hard working volunteer for multiple county Farm Bureaus. He was a member of the Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge in 2013 and a mentor in 2014. Bailey served as the Ohio Farm Bureau representative to the Ohio State jr Fair board for two years. He has volunteered with Farm Feeds our Needs programs as well as county fairs. He has been active with the KNL 4H club serving as President and Vice president. Bailey was the Youth Ambassador Land and living exhibit tour guide to fair VIP’s.  Aside from all of the committees and boards that Bailey serves on, he also has responsibilities on his family farm where they raise Boer goats, hogs and run the daily operations. Congratulations Bailey!


 Knox Wilson: $500 Farm Bureau Scholarship


Knox is the son of Kerrick and Carole Wilson of Somerville. Knox attends Lincoln college of technology, where he is pursuing an associate degree in Diesel and truck service management/Automotive technology. Knox has been active in farm bureau attending FB youth camp and served on the Great Group advisory committee. He also helps with the relay for life, Preble county pork festival and helped to renovate the FFA building at the Preble county fairgrounds. Knox also volunteered for the Buckeye Bridge Ride and purchased his first non dependent farm bureau membership in 2014. When not busy at school Knox works on his family farm and with Penske fulltime. Congratulations Knox!

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