World Dairy Diary

National DHIA Announces Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 21 high school seniors and college students who received the National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) scholarships.

This year’s National DHIA scholarship winners are: Hannah Renea Bachman, Ulysses, Pa.; Abigail Andrew Copenhaver, Corfu, N.Y.; Nathan Daninger, Forest Lake, Minn.; Elizabeth Fullerton, Argyle, N.Y.;Rebecca Groos, Howard Lake, Minn.; Thomas Harren, Eagle Bend, Minn.; Chelsey Johnson, Heron Lake, Minn.;Stephanie Luders, Bliss, N.Y.; Aryn Martin, Gorham, Maine; Kathleen Miron, Hugo, Minn.; Sara Roerick, Swanville, Minn.; Alyson Schwartau, Red Wing, Minn.; Justin Siewert, Lake City, Minn.; Jacob Sjostrom, Lafayette, Minn.; Matthew Sweeney, Appleton, N.Y.; Joe Uter, Waverly, Minn.; Megan Viland, Pipestone, Minn.;Hannah Voelz, Tilleda, Wis. (Joe Drexler winner); Nicholas Weber, Bernard, Iowa; Kaylee Wegner, Faribault, Minn.; and Clare Yeager, Manchester, Md.

Judges evaluated applicants on scholastic achievements, leadership in school and community activities, and responses to DHI- and career-related questions. To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, applicants must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a National DHIA member.

Source: National DHIA