The Wauseon, Ohio, Tractor Supply Company store, located at 14400 US HWY 20A, Wauseon, Oh 43567, recently presented a check of $1,000 to Fayette, Ohio’s Sarah Kovar. The money was donated during Tractor Supply and the National FFA Foundation’s second annual Growing Scholars campaign. Sarah Attended Fayette High School and graduated in 2012. She Graduated Manga Cum Laude from ATI with an Associate of Science degree in Agricultural Business in 2014. She will be attending The Ohio State University in Columbus, Oh. She plans on Receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business and Applied Economics.
The National FFA Organization selected FFA members across the United States to receive the scholarships. To be eligible for a scholarship, students had to be current FFA members and either high school seniors or freshman, sophomore or junior college students seeking a two or four-year degree or other specialized training program.
From February 14-23, Tractor Supply customers supported local FFA chapters and their members by purchasing an FFA emblem for $1 at store registers during the checkout process. Tractor Supply customers across the country donated $447,671 in just nine days to fund scholarships for FFA members and support local FFA organizations. This year’s donations resulted in 334 scholarships awarded to FFA members in their pursuit of a college degree. Twelve of the 334 scholarships were awarded to Ohio residents.