He is the son of Curt and Julie Hansen of Spencer. He will be a graduate of Spencer High School is planning to attend Iowa State University in Ames, IA majoring in Agronomy and Seed Science.
MaxYield Cooperative annually makes scholarships available to graduating high school seniors and college students pursuing degrees in agriculture. Students completed applications forms answering questions about their career goals and why cooperatives are important to agriculture. They also submitted essay’s titled “Why I selected agriculture as my career.”
Many scholarship applications were received, and the top 9 candidates were interviewed by MaxYield’s scholarship committee. Six $1000 scholarships were awarded by the cooperative.
MaxYield Cooperative is a farmer-owned cooperative headquartered in West Bend, IA. More information about the cooperative can be found at www.MaxYieldCooperative.com.