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Family Dairies USA Awards Scholarships


Madison , WI – Family Dairies USA announced their 22 scholarship award recipients, with each student being awarded a $500.00 to be used towards continuing their education. 

The scholarship recipients are: Michele Belling of Lomira, WI; Lori Benson of Powers, MI; Benjamin Borgardt of Pickett, WI; Brittany Clark of Mt. Hope, WI; Julia Hansen of New Holstein, WI; Breinne Hendrickson of  Belleville, WI; Tyler Herrmann of Bonduel, WI; Susan Hodgson of Plymouth, WI; Calista Hoewisch of Fremont, WI; Rachael Hosch of  Farley, IA; Benjamin Julka of Rosendale, WI; Cassandra Krull of Lake Mills, WI; Katie Martin of Rubicon, WI; Karrie Meyers of Bark River, MI; Brian Narges of Eden, WI; D’anna Nelson of Lonsdale, MN; Jaclyn Peterson of Wilson, WI; Amanda Van Egtern of Fox Lake, WI; Meg Viland of Pipestone, MN; Kayla Warner of New Prague, MN; Rochelle Warner of New Prague, MN; and Kelly Wirkus of Athens, WI.   

The Family Dairies USA Scholarship Program gives out annual scholarships to children of its members with a preference given to those involved in agriculture and related studies. With the scholarship program established in 1998, Family Dairies USA has awarded over 150 scholarships in the past 13 years. Family Dairies USA is proud to enhance the future of its members’ families by supporting these individuals in furthering their education.  

Family Dairies USA headquartered in Madison , WI is a qualified dairy cooperative serving and owned by approximately 2,900 dairy farm families in six states. In addition to testing verification and member service programs, the organization represents family farm members in dairy policy matters and offers youth scholarship and educational opportunities.  To learn more about Family Dairies USA, visit our website at