2018 Scholarship Winner – Haley Back

Meet 2018 Preble County Farm Bureau Scholarship Winner Haley Back

Haley Back of West Alexandria is receiving a $800 scholarship from Preble County Farm Bureau. She is the daughter of Jerry and Heather Back. Haley is a 2017 graduate of Twin Valley South High School and is currently attending  Wright State University and will transfer to The Ohio State University for agri-science education. Haley hopes to influence others just as she was impacted through agriculture education.

Haley BackShe was an avid participant in many organizations throughout high school:   the Twin Valley South – MVCTC FFA Chapter, SADD, National Honor Society, the Envirothon Team, the Optimist International Club, Rotary Honor Scholars, and she was a College Credit Plus student.  Haley served as president and secretary of the TVS FFA Chapter. Her involvement in FFA left her wanting to become an FFA advisor. Through FFA, Haley received numerous awards based on leadership,   involvement, service and abilities. After a rigorous application and interview   process, Haley earned 2nd place in the Agriculture Communications Area at the Ohio FFA State Convention for her internship with Ohio Farm Bureau. In addition, Haley has dedicated 114 documented hours to serving her community.

Aside from FFA, Haley was a 2017 valedictorian of Twin Valley South  and she has maintained her academic standing at Wright State. Furthermore, she has worked diligently for Farm Bureau as an intern which has strengthened her knowledge and dedication to agriculture. Overall, Haley’s unwavering passion for agriculture is beyond compare. Congratulations, Haley!