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Namedroppers: Dane Hoffman

• The National FFA Organization awarded an $8,000 ConAgra Foods Foundation scholarship to Dane Hoffman of the Wadena-Deer Creek FFA. ConAgra Foods Foundation, as a special project of the National FFA Foundation, sponsors the scholarship. Hoffman plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at North Dakota State University.

This scholarship is one of 1,446 awarded through the National FFA Scholarship Program this year. Currently, 132 corporate sponsors generously contribute more than $1.9 million to support this program. This is the 26th year that scholarships have been made available through the National FFA Foundation by business and industry sponsors to reward and encourage excellence and enable students to pursue their educational goals. Scholarship recipients were selected from 8,305 applicants from across the country.