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Albert Lea senior selected for FFA Foundation scholarship

The Minnesota FFA Foundation announced the names of 17 Minnesota high school seniors who will receive a $1,000 James W. Tracy scholarship. The scholarship is available to Minnesota high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary school and pursuing a degree in agriculture. The scholarship is scored on leadership, involvement, agriculture interest and financial need.

Krystal Viktora

The scholarship is possible due to the generosity of James W. Tracy, a farmer from Dennison, who lost his battle with illness in 2014. Tracy had a deep love for the land, farming and the desire to support youth, which lead him to donate his farm to the Minnesota FFA Foundation. Generations of high school seniors interested in studying agriculture will benefit from this donation through the James W. Tracy Scholarship.

Receiving one of the scholarships was Krystal Viktora of Albert Lea High School.