Montezuma FFA seniors, from left: Alex Cheney, Gavin Tindle, Elise Boulton, Alyssa Cline, Dylan Holland, Ashlyn Huff, Brydon Stockman and Michael DeJong, were all recipients of the All-State Academic honors. All eight seniors were part of a state champion FFA Career Development Event (CDE) as FFA members.
Michael DeJong, a recipient of the State Star honor, was also the recipient of the Bill Henkle FFA Memorial Scholarship. He is shown with Montezuma FFA Advisor Rick Swenson, who presented the award on behalf of the Henkle family.
Jim and Gina Urfer and their son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Erica Urfer, where the recipients of the Montezuma FFA Blue & Gold Award. The Blue & Gold Award is given to individuals, families and businesses who greatly contribute to the advancement of agricultural education at Montezuma. Gina Urfer and her grandchildren received the honors on behalf of their families. Joining them are Montezuma FFA President, Elise Boulton and Vice President, Michael DeJong.
Alex Cheney was the recipient of the 2021 Circle U Scholarship presented by Gina Urfer and her grandchildren at the 2021 Parent-Member Banquet on Sunday, May 2.
Alex Cheney and Ashlyn Huff are the recipients of the 2021 Kara Meyer Scholarship presented by Jodi Meyer, mother of Kara.
The 2021 Montezuma FFA Outstanding Dad honors went to Buddy Boulton, left, and Outstanding Mom honors went to Julie Cline, right, and Outstanding Parents are Matt and Marinda DeJong, pictured in the middle.
Tom Cheney, second from right, presented, from left, Gavin Tindle, Alex Cheney and Ashlyn Huff, Next Generation of Ag Leaders Scholarships in the amount of $850 each. All three seniors will study at Iowa State University in the fall.
Debbie Iverson, middle, presents Montezuma FFA members with the Phil Evans FFA Memorial Scholarships, which is named after her father. Pictured are, from left: Alex Cheney, Elise Boulton, Gavin Tindle, Debbie Iverson, Alyssa Cline, Ashlyn Huff, Dylan Holland and Michael DeJong. Iverson chose to give $250 scholarships to all those who applied. Gavin Tindle received the full $500 scholarship.
Ashlyn Huff was the recipient of the Rempp FFA Achievement Scholarship presented by Kevin and Terri Rempp.
Makenna Johannes was the recipient of the Star Greenhand Award presented to a freshman in the Montezuma FFA program each year.
Montezuma FFA Advisor Rick Swenson is shown with seniors Michael DeJong, Elise Boulton and Alex Cheney, after they received State Star honors at the Montezuma FFA Parent-Member Banquet on Sunday, May 2.