Foundation

The Montgomery County Farm Bureau Foundation offers several scholarships to members or dependents of members who wish to pursue higher education in an agricultural related field. Last year the board gave out 6 $1,000 scholarships.

Activities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Education
  • Programs
  • Trips

Go to “Scholarship” link for more information about our scholarship programs.

The MCFB Foundation Officers consist of 3 FB Directors and a FB member at large.

Officers for the 2009-2010 year are:

  • Heath Houck——-President
  • Garrett Fuchs——V. President
  • Gary Wemple——Treasurer
  • Ed Helgen———–Member at Large
  • Lynn Black———–Director
  • Brian Niemann—–Secretary
  • Jay Niemann——–FB Presidents, over sees the Committee

Montgomery County Farm Bureau Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Year Last Name First Home Town School of Higher Education Attended
2015-2016 6 Given Bergman Kelsey Litchfield Western Illinois
$1,500 Bruntjen Ryan Harvel UI Champaign
Littrell Jacy Raymond Fort Hays State University
Elmore Ailie Waggoner LLCC Springfield
Poggenpohl Hanna Raymond UI Champaign
Justison Tommy Butler UI Champaign
2014-2015 6 Given Bruntjen Ryan Harvel UI Champaign
$1,500 Thornton Bryce Litchfield SIU-Carbondale
Bergman Kelsey Litchfield Western Illinois
Beztold Austin Nokomis Lake Land
Waterman Alexis Morrisonville SIU-Carbondale
Brummet Lankston Nokomis Illinois State
2013-2014 6 Given Betztold Austin Nokomis Lake Land
$1,500 Niemann Caleb Litchfield Purdue University
Johnson Gabrielle Raymond
Lewey Kreed Hillsboro WIU
Archibal Kyle Nokomis SIU-Carbondale
Waterman Alexis Morrisonville SIU-Carbondale
$750 Groshenheider Shayla Litchfield Illinois State University (Alternate Winner)
2012-2013 6 Given Bergman Alicia Litchfield Illinois State University
$1,500 Bruntjen Katie Harvel University of Illinois
Tester Jake Morrisonville Illinois State University
Lewey Kreed Hillsboro Lincoln Land Community College
Groshenheider Shayla Litchfield Illinois State University
Rogers Brianna Litchfield Eastern Illinois University
2011-2012 6 Given Marten Thomas Raymond SIU-Carbondale
$1,500 Marten Sara Raymond University of Illinois
Bowles Katie Litchfield Illinois State University
Katie Bruntjen Harvel University of Illinois
Lewey Kord Hillsboro Lake Land
Brummet Lankster Nokomis Illinois College
2010-2011 6 given Bergman Alicia Litchfield Illinois State University
$1,500 Waldeck Nathan Farmersville University of Illinois
Bowles Katie Litchfield Illinois State University
Young Isaac Fillmore SIU-Carbondale
Marten Thomas Raymond SIU-Carbondale
Marten Sara Raymond University of Illinois
2009-2010 6 given Weitekamp Kaitlin Raymond U of I
$1,500 DeWerff Ryan Nokomis U of I
Tester Neil Morrisonville LLCC
Borgic Michelle Nokomis Parkland College
Young Isaac Fillmore SIU-Carbondale
Wernsing Traylor Raymond U of I
2008-2009 6 given White Nicholas Irving SIU-Carbondale
$1,500 Schluckebier Nicholas Donnellson SIU-Carbondale
Groshenheider Scott Litchfield Lake Land College
Weitekamp Kaitlin Raymond U of I
DeWerff Ryan Nokomis U of I
Durbin Dani Hillsboro LLCC
2007-2008 6 given White Nicholas Irving SIU-Carbondale
$1,000 Schluckebier Nicholas Donnellson SIU-Carbondale
Groshenheider Scott Litchfield
Bauman Bradley Nokomis Springfield College
King Kayla Nokomis U of I
Helgen Tyler Litchfield U of I
2006-2007 6 given Young Garrett Hillsboro Greenville College
$1,000 Helgen Tyler Litchfield U of I
Rosenthal Tonya Raymond Lake Land
Bauman Bradley Nokomis Springfield College
King Kayla Nokomis U of I
Jones Jamie Nokomis ISU
2005-2006 6 given Jones Jamie Nokomis ISU
$1,000 Clavin Annette Rosamond SIU Carbondale
Folkerts Megan Harvel U of I
Wagahoff Kelly Raymond
Coleman Mathew Donnellson Nashville Diesel College
Houck Heath Irving ISU
2004-2005 6 given Clavin Annette Rosamond SIU-Carbondale
$750 DeWerff Eric Nokomis U of I
Houck Heath Irving ISU
Niehaus Robin Hillsboro Iowa State University
Rahe Nathan Hillsboro SIU-Carbondale
Wood Brian Raymond ISU
2003-2004 6 given DeWerff Eric Nokomis U of I
$750 Borgic Kevin U of S. Florida ??
Wood Brian Raymond ISU
Ruppert Lora Nokomis U of I
Meyer Maggie Hillsboro WIU
Wernsing Kirby Raymond U of I
2002-2003 4 given Borgic Mike Nokomis WIU
$750 Wernsing Kirby Raymond U of I
Ruppert Jordan Nokomis LLCC
Murphy Jessica Raymond LLCC
2001-2002 4 given Niehaus Robin Hillsboro Iowa State
$500 Murphy Jessia Raymond LLCC
Meyer Maggie Hillsboro LLCC
Ruppert Lora Nokomis U of I
2000-2001 4 given Wernsing Erin Raymond ISU
$500 Garrett Megan Harvel U of I
Forsee Gary Coffeen SIU-Carbondale
Rosenthal Danci Raymond Bradley University
1999-2000 4 given Wood Danna Raymond SIU_Carbondale
$500 Wernsing Jessia Raymond U of I
Finley Sarah SIU-Carbondale
Garrett Megan Harvel U of I
1998-1999 5 given Wood Danna Raymond SIU-Carbondale
$500 Funderburk Keith Raymond Lake Land College
Wernsing Jessica Raymond SIU-Carbondale
Wernsing Erin Raymond ISU
Stead Caroline Farmersville U of I
1997-1998 3 given Brown Jessica Farmesrville ISU
$500 Grimes Jodi Hillsboro U of I
Payne Ryan Hillsboro Ranken Tech School
1996-1997 4 given Brown Jessica Farmersville ISU
$500 Payne Ryan Hillsboro Ranken Tech School
Stead Caroline Hillsboro U of I
Anderson Adam Butler U of I