2017 Agriculture Future of America Scholarships Announced

By KBBE News
April 26, 2017

The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee has selected two outstanding McPherson County seniors to receive scholarships this year. 

Andrea Vandever-Moore of Inman High School, plans to attend Kansas State University and major in Agricultural Education with a minor in Animal Science and Industry.  Andrea has been involved in Country Cousins 4-H Club and the various club activities, Angel Tree, Inman Food Bank Drive and Inman FFA Chapter activities.

Thomas J. Smith of McPherson High School, plans to attend Kansas State University majoring in Agricultural Economics.  Thomas has been involved with McPherson Food Bank Drive, When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest, Farm Safety Day Camp, McPherson High School Student Council, Kansas Association for Youth (KAY), JAM, FCA, YAC and Student Class President.

The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee has been a community partner with AFA since 2000, supporting 24 students with agriculture scholarships and 6 students with Leadership Conference tuition, totaling $71,000.  Read more about various fund raising events to support this scholarship, what the $4,200 scholarship includes and who is eligible to apply.

Congratulations to Andrea and Thomas!


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