EFFINGHAM — Maggie Uphoff, of Mattoon, and Melia Eskew, of Ashmore have been acknowledged as two of 29 members of The class of 2021 Farm Credit rating agriculture college students all by way of a current luncheon at Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham.
Every scholar receives $2,000 from FCI to pursue A diploma Contained in the sector of agriculture. Recipients have been chosen from 114 candidates all by way of central and southern Illinois by a panel of judges Inside the agriculture enterprise.
Uphoff will attfinish the College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign To consider meals science and human vitamin with hopes To Wind up to be a registered dietician. She is the daughter of Invoice and Kim Uphoff of Mattoon.
Eskew will attfinish Japanese Illinois College To consider accounting and finance with hopes To Wind up to be an accountant and monetary planner for native farmers. She is the daughter of Mark and Angela Eskew of Ashmore.
“Farm Credit rating Illinois is proud to Spfinish money on tomorrow’s agricultural leaders,” says Rod Stoll, Vice chairman of market engagement for FCI. “These college students will convey their ardour for agriculture into careers that type The biggest method forward for the enterprise and Rural America, in flip Serving to Farm Households Succeed.”
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