Agriculture Future of America (AFA) and AgriBank, Farm Credit Illinois’ funding bank, selected Madison Mitchell, of Mahomet, for a prestigious scholarship program. Mitchell is one of two scholars chosen from a pool of applicants across the 17-state AgriBank District.
The William J. Collins Scholarship is part of the AFA Leader and Academic Scholarship program which gives children of Farm Credit employees within the AgriBank District – planning to pursue agricultural careers – access to premier personal and professional development and financial assistance for their college education. This year’s outstanding students are pursuing agriculture-related, four-year degrees and passionate about the future of the agriculture industry. [Read more…]