Dentinger gets Monsanto grant


ANNA — Anna High School student Ashley Dentinger has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship by America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

In the fall, Dentinger will study sales and marketing at Ohio Northern University.

Dentinger exemplifies the quality of students who are selected for Grow Ag Leaders scholarships. Grow Ag Leaders raises awareness of diverse career opportunities in the agriculture industry and provides 352 scholarships nationwide to support student’s post high school ag education.

Grow Ag Leaders scholarships, administered by the National FFA Organization, are available to high school seniors and college students pursuing degrees in ag-related fields. To be considered, each applicant is required to receive endorsements from at least three local farmers. Both FFA members and nonFFA members are eligible to apply. With support from the Monsanto Fund, more than $1.1 million in scholarships has been awarded to students since Grow Ag Leaders piloted in 2014.

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