Flenniken receives FFA grant
October 19, 2023
A Summerland FFA student who started an auto detailing business has been tabbed by the Nebraska FFA Foundation as a 2023 grant recipient. Approximately $97,000 was awarded in total grant funding statewide.
Other area winners include Ben Haschke, Wayne; Alex Lechtenburg, Boyd County; and Jacob Lind, Elkhorn Valley.
In its seventh year, the grant program provides support to agricultural education classrooms, FFA chapter programs and SAEs.
The foundation reported 67 grant applications were received, with 39 of those for SAE programs.
"We are committed to growing support of FFA members innovative supervised agricultural experiences and local FFA and agricultural education classroom needs. Funding these needs are critical to building students' success toward career-ready skills and our future workforce," said Stacey Agnew, Nebraska FFA Foundation executive director.