2020-2021 NEW Cooperative Scholarship Recipients Announced
Local Students Receive Scholarships to Pursue Agriculture College Education
April 16, 2020 – NEW Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the NEW Cooperative Agriculture Scholarship. This year’s eight $2,000 scholarship winners are, Madison Brincks, daughter of Eric and Jen Brinks of Glidden, Dawson Fischer, son of Allen and Anita Fischer, of Pomeroy, Megan Decker, daughter of Tom and Diane Decker of Rockwell City, Grant Kuehnast, son of Brent and Sue Kuehnast of Humboldt, Olivia Mitchell, daughter of David and Sharon Mitchell of Duncombe, Jaclyn Reding, daughter of Jeff and Tami Reding of Bode, Kaylynn Ridgely, daughter of Cory and Jamie Ridgely of Rockwell City, and Kaitlyn Riessen, daughter of Brian and Kari Riessen of Battle Creek.
“These students are the future of our agriculture industry. We are proud to support them in their college journey and can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future,” said NEW Cooperative General Manager, Dan Dix.
NEW Cooperative, Inc. a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa with their scholarship program, now on its 27th year of proudly supporting the college education of area students. In that time, more than 160 scholarships have been awarded. The $2,000 scholarship is to aid full-time students who are pursuing their college education in an agriculture program. The NEW Cooperative Foundation awards the scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholastics and a strong desire to pursue a career in agriculture. Each year, students planning to enroll as a full time student in an agricultural college program at a Midwest college, and who are dependents of NEW Cooperative members or employees are eligible to apply to receive a scholarship. This includes graduating high school seniors, as well as college freshmen through juniors.
About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation
NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to 5,000 members through 39 locations in Iowa.
The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.