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Farm Credit Illinois Gives Scholarships to KC Agriculture Students

Six Kaskaskia College Agriculture students recently received scholarships from Farm Credit Illinois.  The scholarships were given for the advancement and support of students in agriculture.


Farm Credit Illinois has been a wonderful sponsor of KC Agriculture and agriculture education throughout Illinois.


“Farm Credit is proud to lend support and provide opportunities to Kaskaskia College students with a passion for agriculture,” says Don Henrichs, Farm Credit lending vice president. “These scholars will pursue careers which will make a positive impact on Rural America, in turn Helping Farm Families Succeed.”


Students Brendon Schettler of Nashville and Haley Gregson of Waterloo were both awarded $1,000 scholarships.  Students Jordan Kampwerth of Carlyle, Makayla Karrick of Patoka,

Rebekah Donoho of Bluford and Jakob Koch of Highland each received a $500 scholarship.


KC Agriculture Professor Aaron Heinzmann says of the scholarships, “We are very appreciative for Farm Credit’s continued support of agricultural education and of the Kaskaskia College Agriculture program and students.  It is always great to see industry step up to support the education of their future workforce”.

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