2018 Scholarship Winners
The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association is pleased to announce that $22,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 34 students for the 2018-2019 school year.
Recipients are: Jordan Allender, Lauren Anderson, Lauren Axness, Dallas Baker, Eric Ball, Cody Barrie, Carson Barry, Ross Blattner, Jenae Chandler, Madison Crawford, Auguste Curtis, Kyle Daniels, Chrystal Godfrey, Rachel Gross, Andrew Gutierrez, Jared Holliday, Kyle Isham, Jeremy Leavitt, Noah Mosier, Tate Mosier, Justin Nesbitt, Kristin Nesbitt, Kaedy Pardew-Peck, Dallin Polson, Lexus Rawlings, Julia Reese, Preston Searle, Jessica Schmitz, Tyler Seely, Nicholas Smith, Bailey Storms, Finn Townsley, Jason Wade, and Dustin Winston
College scholarships ranged from $500 to $1,500 per student. These students were selected on the basis of academic accomplishments, activities, leadership, and interest in pursuing a degree in an agricultural irrigation or landscape-related field. Students of IIEA Members also received scholarships.
The IIEA has awarded 733 scholarships totaling $445,500 since 1980. The IIEA’s Scholarship Program received the Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Education/Advocacy category at the 2012 Larry Branen Idaho Ag Summit.
The IIEA was established in 1971 and membership consists of 125 separate entities including wholesale suppliers, retail dealers, equipment manufacturers, public utilities and financial institutions engaged in serving Idaho’s irrigation needs. Scholarship funds are donated by IIEA members and the general funds of the IIEA.