PRINCETON – Freya Block of Neponset is a recipient of the 2013 First Choice Agriculture Scholarship from 1st Farm Credit Services.
Block, a senior at Kewanee High School, is the daughter of Clinton and Melanie Block. She has been active in 4-H, FFA and basketball. In the fall, Block plans to attend Southern Illinois University at Carbondale to pursue degrees in equine science and agriculture business. She hopes to use her degrees to work in the agriculture field and be involved in horses.
The scholarships support students who will pursue an agriculture degree or a degree that will contribute to the quality of rural life. Recipients were selected from a pool of 165 applicants based on their future commitment to rural America, academic achievement, community activities and agriculture involvement.