Midway Auto Dealerships Provide Local FFA Scholarship Opportunities to Deserving Students

January 10th, 2018 by

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Midway Auto Dealerships is pleased to announce they are working with FFA to award college scholarships to local members.

Midway is sponsoring two scholarships valuing $1000 each through the National FFA Scholarship program. These scholarships will provide financial aid to FFA members attending to four year colleges.

“From the classroom to the fields, Midway Auto Dealerships is proud to support the future innovators in the ag industry. We believe in the values of leadership and respect taught by our local FFA Chapters,” said Jessica Janitscheck, Midway Marketing Manager.

In 2017, 1,888 scholarships worth more than $2.7 million were awarded to FFA members through the National FFA Scholarship program, with more than 115 sponsors participating in the program.

More than 8,000 students applied for these scholarships last year. This year, scholarship applications are available online Nov. 15, 2017 through Feb. 01, 2018 at www.FFA.org/Scholarships

Midway Auto Dealerships are part of a Nebraska owned dealer group with a heritage beginning in 1919. Midway consists of three locations in a two block radius – Midway GM, Midway Chrysler and Midway Auto Outlet & Collision Center. Owners, Brian and Carey Hamilton have placed a high priority on corporate responsibility to the community and you can tell our dealerships family is woven into the very fabric of the community we serve. At the heart of our dealerships are dozens of quality employees making it all work for our guests. Midway’s commitment to customer care means you’ll receive a hassle-free buying experience – the lowest price on every vehicle every day and a service and collision center ready to repair your vehicle right the first time.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 649,355 student members who belong to one of 7,859 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

About National FFA Organization

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 649,355 student members as part of 7,859 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 225,891 alumni members in 1,934 local FFA Alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org and on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.

About National FFA Foundation

The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees composed of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA Alumni, the foundation is a separately registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit FFA.org/Give.

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