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The Class Of 2024 Celebrates The 20th-Year Of Farm Credit Agriculture Scholars

On Thursday, May 23, 2024, the Class of 2024 Farm Credit agriculture scholars were recognized during a scholarship luncheon at Carriage House Event Center in Altamont, Ill.

A total of $75,000 of scholarships were awarded to 30 high school seniors. Each scholar receives $2,500 from FCI to pursue a degree within the field of agriculture. Twenty-six of the students attended the recognition program.

This marks the twentieth year of the Farm Credit agriculture scholarship program, which has awarded nearly $800,000 to 506 students in central and southern Illinois since 2004. Scholarship selections a...


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