The Illinois Pork Producers Association has announced the recipients of 2018 scholarships.
IPPA has offered nine awards for the 2018-19 school year totaling $13,500 out of nearly 50 applications submitted. Award levels include gold, silver and bronze. Funding is made possible through the Wilbert and Carol Keppy Foundation.
“These recipients excel in advocating for animal agriculture, especially the pork industry,” said Jenny Jackson, director of communications for IPPA. “They are a great representation of our association and have bright futures ahead of them.”
Winners include: Zachary Perkins of Kendall County, Colin Stark of Livingston County, Eileen Urish of Mason County, Karlie Eddleman from Union County, Jenna Wheeler from Morgan County, Vanessa Williams from Fulton County, Marti Maul of Iroquois County, Jazmin Wingert of Stephenson County and Jacob Dobbels of Henry County.