Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has announced the recipients of three scholarships presented to Portage County youth who were involved as volunteers in the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Show held in Portage County.
Scholarship recipients were chosen on the basis of their volunteer efforts before and during the recent Portage County Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, scholastic achievements, as well as school and community activities.
Wyatt Adams, Plover, a graduate of Stevens Point Area High School and currently a student at Fox Valley Technical College, received a $2,000 scholarship. Wyatt volunteered in a number of areas at the 2014 WFTD, working with signage and landscaping around the Family Living Tent, and teaching youth about fishing in the Youth area of the show. He serves in multiple leadership roles in both 4-H and FFA. His community activities include serving as a volunteer with the Portage County Dairy Breakfast, Adopt a Highway, Salvation Army, Project Fresh Start and Christmas is for Children.
Kayla Domaszek, Amherst Junction, a senior at Rosholt High School who is planning to attend Fox Valley Technical College received a $1,000 scholarship. Kayla worked extensively in the youth area at the 2014 WFTD, both setting up the displays and staffing several exhibits during the show. At school, she has been involved with multiple sports, held several offices in FFA, and served on the student council. Her community activities involve working with numerous FFA community projects, and the Western Wisconsin Special Olympics.
Jake Feltz, a graduate of Pacelli HighSchool and currently a student at University of Wisconsin-Madison received a $500 scholarship. As a member of the host farm family, Jake has worked to clean and ready the farm to host the show. He was also involved with moving trams back and forth from the Iola Car Show as well as a tram driver at the show. He assisted exhibitors with unloading equipment before the show and worked with field demonstrations. He has been involved with three varsity sports at school and worked at school blood drives. His community activities include working at youth football camps, volunteering at Bike Wisconsin and numerous church related activities.Source: Wisconsin Farm Technology Days