Local FFA members were among the 83 Kansas students awarded $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarships during the third session of the 85th annual Kansas FFA State Convention on Thursday, May 30.
The Built Ford Tough FFA Scholarship Program recognizes FFA members’ talents and accomplishments while encouraging their future academic achievements.
“We’re proud to recognize these student leaders for their growth in the FFA and passion for the agriculture industry,” said Justin Haun, Kansas FFA Association reporter. “We thank Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough for providing financial support for our students’ educational goals.”
Local recipients are: Ellinwood: Kyle Blakeslee; Russell: Kayla DeWald.