NICC student one of 15 selected for Agribusiness Association of Iowa Foundation scholarship

Friday, February 21, 2020

Each February the Agribusiness Association of Iowa (AAI) Foundation hosts more than 250 Iowa community college agriculture/agribusiness students at the Iowa State Fairgrounds during Agribusiness Career Day.

Ian Brown, of Peterson, Minn., was one of 15 ag students to receive a scholarship at in Des Moines on Feb. 12. Sponsored by Twin State, Inc., Brown is a student at Northeast Iowa Community College’s Calmar campus.

Industry members of AAI have helped sponsor the scholarships since the event's inception in 2014. The AAI Foundation has raised $87,000 from 25 different companies since 2014 to provide these scholarships to Iowa community college ag students.