April 14, 2024

Students receive ag-focused commercial driver training scholarships

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The IAA Foundation announced that seven students will receive financial support to enroll in truck driver training classes through the Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship program.

The scholarship recipients are: Nathan Ault of Warren County, Jared Farr of McDonough County, Jeremy Glenn of Marshall County, Brennan Keifer of Kane County, Andrew LeFevre of Lee County, John Reel of Woodford County and Kyle Skromme of Whiteside County.

The next application deadline is March 31. Deadlines correspond with enrollment opportunities at training facilities offered by Illinois community colleges.

An endorsement from a farmer, county Farm Bureau leader, agribusiness or food processing business is required.

Eligibility guidelines and applications are available online at iaafoundation.org.