b'IAA Foundation Scholarship ProgramFamilies and organizations who wish to actively fund named scholarships or plan a legacy as part of their final wishes are among those who drive our success. With appreciation, we offered the following named scholarships in 2019:Illinois Farm Bureau Legacy ofGreg Carney Scholarship Robert F. Rouse ScholarshipLeadership Scholarship Established to honor the memoryEstablished in memory of Robert Funded through donations fromof Greg Carney, a Farm BureauF. Rouse, who was closely current and former IFB leaders employee and University of Illinoisassociated with Illinois Farm graduate. Bureau in Lake County.Cashford Farm Youth ScholarshipEstablished through a bequestHeartland NAMA Steven A.St. Louis District Dairyby Pearl H. Cashford, a longtimeHammerschmidt MemorialCouncil Scholarshipresident of Douglas County whoScholarship Established to support dairy was engaged in business inEstablished by the Heartlandproducer members through downtown Tuscola for Chapter as a memorial in honor ofstudent scholarships.many years. Steven A. Hammerschmidt, a long time agri-marketing professionalTwin Creek FamilyClifton L. Duckworth, CPAwith GROWMARK and a HeartlandFarm ScholarshipAg Accounting 4 TomorrowChapter leader. A family established scholarship Scholarship to support youth in their home Established by Mr. DuckworthHerman E. and community who are interestedto give back, support educationCecilia E. Wiedle Scholarship in agriculture. and commemorate IFBs oldestWith a gift of farmland, the affiliate, the Illinois AgriculturalWiedles support students in theirVincent O. GreeneAuditing Association (IAAA). home community.Memorial ScholarshipMr. Greene left a legacy to support Dorothy and WilhemineIllinois Award Scholarshipleadership and citizenship Ratermann Scholarship Established by an anonymousdemonstrated by students The Ratermann sisters left adonor to improve crop production,pursuing careers in agriculture. legacy to support educationlivestock production, and though scholarships funded byleadership skills in the fieldTrusts. of agriculture. Dr. E. Ray and Jean StubblefieldJeanie Searby Scholarship Memorial ScholarshipEstablished to honor the lifeJeans legacy of a farm gift of Ray Searby, who was asupports students pursuing community college president andcareers in which they help Being an IAAlater a beef and grain farmer, withcare for animals.Foundation scholarship a lifetime of interest in farming and education. Marth J. and recipient gives me security Walter J. Wills Scholarship knowing I have someone Dwain Ford Memorial During his lifetime, Dr. Wills Soybean Scholarship established this fund to supportstanding behind me, helping Established in memory of agriculture students at theme reach my dreams.this long-time leader of theUniversity where he served for -Caitlin Mitchellsoybean industry. 27 years. Fletcher A. Gourley, LeonardMary Lou DieboldSouthwell & Roger CappsMemorial ScholarshipMemorial Scholarship The dedication and passion Established by Prairie FarmsMs. Diebold had for agriculture Dairy in memory of Mr. Gourley,and community in Lake County Mr. Southwell, and Mr. Cappsis recognized through this many years of leadership. scholarship.12 IAA Foundation Impact Report'