Mt. Gilead’s Beck receives National FFA Scholarship


Tyler Beck

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000.00 Cooperative Credit Company scholarship to Tyler Beck of the Mt. Gilead HS-FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Cooperative Credit Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Beck plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at the University of Findlay.

This scholarship is one of 2,156 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 127 sponsors contribute more than $2.7 million to support scholarships for students.

The 2015 scholarship recipients were selected from 7,171 applicants from across the country. Selections were based on the applicant’s leadership, academic record, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural or work experience in agricultural education and future goals.