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National DHIA Awards Scholarship Funds
Minnesota Ag Connection - 01/21/2022

The National Dairy Herd Information Association Scholarship Committee selected 11 high school seniors and college students to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Committee members ranked applicants based 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.

This year's National DHIA scholarship recipients are Glenn Barnes, son of Jeffery and Pamela Barnes, Lawrenceville, Pa.; Maggie Cronk, daughter of Barry and Janine Cronk, Henning, Minn.; Aaron Dukelow, son of Chris and Monica Dukelow, Abbotsford, Wis.; Rachel Durst, daughter of Loren and Julie Durst, Richland Center, Wis.; Mindi Freed, daughter of Steven and Anna Freed, Timberville, Va.; Justyne Frisle, daughter of Dean and Leslie Frisle, Prairie Farm, Wis.; Brianna Hill, daughter of Brian and Jodi Hill, Gregory, Mich.; Madelynn Hoffman, daughter of Curt and Psuche Hoffman, Manheim, Pa.; Lila Sloan, daughter of Angela and Tim Litow, Davis, Ill.; Emily Starceski, daughter of Paul and Robin Starceski, Sherman, N.Y.; and Clara Thompson, daughter of Donny and Holly Thompson, Plainview, Minn.

For the 14th year, National DHIA awarded a scholarship in memory of Joe Drexler, who worked for NorthStar Cooperative DHI Services (now known as CentralStar Cooperative Inc. -- DHI Services). Brianna Hill is this year's recipient. NorthStar members and employees, friends and family contributed nearly $10,000 to establish this scholarship fund.

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