Four FFA members from Carroll County high schools have been selected to receive National FFA Scholarships. The students receiving scholarships are:
 
Matt Garvick, Manchester Valley High School
$1,000 Scholarship from Archer Daniels Midland Company
Agriscience Teacher – Anna Warner
 
Ben Nusbaum, Manchester Valley High School
$1,500 Scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders sponsored by Monsanto
Agriscience Teacher – Anna Warner
 
Cynthia Sheckels, South Carroll High School
$1,000 Scholarship from Tractor Supply – Growing Scholars
Agriscience Teacher – Teresa Adkins
 
Ivy Snediker, Century High School
$1,000 Scholarship from Tractor Supply – Growing Scholars
Agriscience Teacher – Ruth Chamelin.
 
Scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of their FFA involvement, work experience, supervised agricultural experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills, and academics. Nationally, the average recipient had a GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale and was in the top 15 percent of his or her class. Scholarships may be used toward two-year and four-year degrees and vocational programs.
 
Since its inception in 1984, more than $41 million in scholarship funds has been awarded through the National FFA Organization.

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