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Friday, August 21, 2015

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 WIX Filters scholarship to COLLIN PENNINGTON of the Cloverdale High School FFA.

Pennington plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill.

The 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.

BILL WILSON of Cloverdale has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 5 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan.

Wilson, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., is one of 327 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members in their state to serve as a representative at the annual meeting. Representing 42 states, District of Columbia and Canada, the delegates will participate in the business meeting and elect new officers and five directors to the American Angus Association board.

The annual meeting will take place in conjunction with the 2015 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show, Nov. 3-5, in Overland Park.

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