Two WI Youth Awarded National Scholarships

A group of ambitious young cattlemen and women from across the United States were awarded scholarships from the Angus Foundation at the 2024 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Madison, Wisconsin. Among them were two Wisconsin youth.

A five-member committee consisting of industry experts, Foundation board members, Angus breeders and National Junior Angus Association board members evaluates the applications. The committee considers involvement, participation, leadership, service, career goals and other criteria set forth in the scholarships’ fund agreements.

“They are building up the future leaders of our industry and of the world. I think it is a great thing that we have them.” said Kidwell. “A huge thank you to the Foundation. I hope that in the future I can have the means to donate to the Foundation and also help support kids like me who are wanting to make a difference and impact in the agriculture industry.”

Scholarship Recipients include:

Angus Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships – $2,000

Hailey Jentz – Belmont, Wis.

Ava Leibfried – Hazel Green, Wis.