National FFA scholarship goes to Jakelyn Santa Cruz

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Jakelyn Santa Cruz

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Fastline Publications scholarship to Jakelyn Santa Cruz of the Hood River Valley High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Fastline Publications as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Santa Cruz will attend Oregon State University.

This scholarship is one of 1,820 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently, 116 sponsors contribute more than $2.6 million to support scholarships for students. The 2016 scholarship recipients were selected from 8,383 applicants from across the country. Selections were based on the applicant’s leadership, academic record, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural or work experience in agriculture education and future goals.



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