ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Livestock Breeders’ Association scholarships are presented each year to 4-H and FFA members who show leadership skills, personal growth, academic excellence and outstanding livestock production.
This year, $65,000 in scholarships were awarded to 41 students. Recipients were announced at the State Fair.
Those who received $4,000 awards are Samuel Bobendrier of Pipestone County, Martha Moenning of Mower County and Hannah Neil of Dakota County.
Recipients of $2,000 awards are Regan Carlson of Swift County, Jay Dicke of Goodhue County, Sean Doyle of Faribault County, Kelsey Erf of Goodhue County, Ryan Hansen of Freeborn County, Anica Herrera of Carver County, Isabelle Lindahl of Chisago County, Thomas Netzke of Redwood County, Noah Netzke of Redwood County; Gigi Otten of Freeborn County, Cal Schultz of Rice County, Cara Teigum of Watonwan County, Tormanya Tut of Fillmore County, Jacob Welch of Fillmore County, and Mikayla Wetzel of Rice County.
The $1,000 award recipients are Lauren Arthur of Steele County, Emily Benrud of Goodhue County, Molly Carnell of Brown Brown County Kyerra Carter of Pope County, Sydney Eickhoff of Fillmore County, Brittany Erickson of Cottonwood County, Brock Erickson of Mower County, David Hassing of Faribault County, Leah Heffley of Mille Lacs County, Maia Irvin of Mower County, Colton Ivers of Mower County, Taylor Jerde of Dakota County, Carissa Klienwort of Dodge County, Elizabeth Krienke of McLeod County, Hannah Kruse of Rock County, Tyson Meidl of Brown County, Lukas Pierson of Watonwan County, Faith Sayles of MowerCounty, Kyle Stranberg of Chippewa County, Matthew Strobel of Waseca County, Justin Thomforde of Goodhue County, Gentrie Vatthauer of Traverse County, and Ashley Wagner of Jackson County.