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WDC FFA's Scheiding receives DeKalb award

Photo provided Wadena-Deer Creek FFA President Eric Monson presents Barb Scheiding with the 2009 Dekalb award sponsored by Monsanto.

Barb Scheiding of Wadena-Deer Creek High School was presented the school's highest agricultural honor, the Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto.

Scheiding, the daughter of John and Sue Scheiding, received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience. Scheiding's significant experiences and accomplishments included state placings in horse evaluation, Region II High Individual award in small animal, and she has held several officer positions at the local level.

Richard Muckala is Scheiding's agricultural education instructor at WDC.

As the winner of the 2009 award, Scheiding's name will be recorded on a permanent plaque on display at WDC.