Congratulations to Anna Buckentine of Chaska, MN and Adam Lange of Deer Creek, MN the first two students to recieve annual Alan Peterson Agricultural Scholarship.
Anna is a 2017 graduate of Chanhassen High School in Chaska and is attending the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities studying Agricultural Education. Her goal is to work in a high school setting teaching agricultural education. Until then, she will participate in a MAELC internship to hone her skills. Anna plans to bring her 4H experience and love for watching young people learn to the classroom.
Adam is a 2019 graduate of Henning Public School in Deer Creek and is attending University of Minnesota at Crookston with a major in Agronomy and minor in Agricultural Business. After graduation, he hopes to return home and continue growing his family crop farm. He looks forward to bringing the newly learned skills back to the farm, including new technology like drones to improve yields.