Colton Churchill, an FFA member of Ellinwood HS-FFA, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Marmie Ford, Inc. and Ford Motor Company through the National FFA Scholarship program. Colton is the son of Chad and Shelly Churchill of Ellinwood.
The Built Ford Tough - FFA Scholarship Program is designed to recognize FFA members’ talents and accomplishments while encouraging their future academic achievements. The scholarship is one of 530 scholarships awarded by Ford Division, Ford Motor Company Fund and Ford Dealers to FFA members who are high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2014, or current collegiate
students. This program is a part of Ford’s overall commitment to the National FFA Organization.
Ford has supported the National FFA Foundation since the first F-Series truck was introduced in 1948, and has sponsored the Built Ford Tough collegiate scholarship program since 1997. To date, the program has awarded $8,145,000 in scholarships to 8,184 FFA members throughout the country. Ford knows the value of hard work, and believes that hard work should be rewarded. Educating aspiring young people to become the leaders oftomorrow is just another way of ensuring a successful future.