Every year, Farmers Coop Society awards five high school seniors with a $1,000 dollar scholarship.

Farmers Coop Society wants to ensure a strong future for the agriculture industry by supporting the future generations. The recipients must be pursuing an ag-related degree or has an ag or rural background.

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Faith DeBoer

Faith De Boer is the daughter of Tina and Daniel DeBoer from Rock Valley, IA. Faith graduated from Rock Valley Community Schools and was involved in volleyball, track, band, FCA, TSA, and choir. Faith has been helping her family on the farm since she was six and has been very involved in helping with her father’s animals. She is attending Western Iowa Tech to become a Veterinarian Tech in the fall. She understands how the overall health of the animal and the herd can affect business and wants to keep all animals healthy and safe. She also wants to provide the best possible care for all animals.

Cade Schiphoff

Cade is the son of Michael and Marne Schipoff and lives in Sanborn, IA. His father is a farmer and a hog caretaker and Cade has been working on the farm his entire life. Cade graduated from Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and has been involved in football, basketball, track and has earned 1st Team All-District for basketball and football. Cade’s plans for the future are to attend Northwest Iowa Community College and major in Industrial and Commercial Wiring. He plans to use this degree to help him on hog confinements and around the farm.

Ryan Miller

Ryan is the son of Rick and Lynn Miller and lives in Garvin, MN. Ryan’s father farms over 1,000 acres and custom feeds around 1,000 hogs in Minnesota. Ryan attended Murray County Central and was involved in FFA, baseball and football manager, and an anti-bullying team all throughout school. He often helped around the farm, loaded and unloaded hogs with his father and helped his grandpa’s farm when he needed. He plans to attend Southeast Technical Institute and getting three degrees in Informational Technology Security, Network Administration, and Systems Administration. He plans to stay local and work in IT.

Danae Noteboom

Danae is the daughter of Kim and Jeff Noteboom and lives in Orange City, IA. Her father is a farmer and Danae has been involved in her family farm and animals’ entire life. Danae graduated Unity Christian and is an active member of FFA, Student Government, Envirothon, basketball, volleyball and softball. She will attend Western Iowa Tech and get her degree as a Veterinarian Tech.

Emily Stallman

She is the daughter of Pete and Charlene Stallman and lives in Everly, IA. Her father is a farmer and she has been involved in agriculture her entire life. Emily graduated from Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and was very involved in FFA, local Bible Studies, and a tutor for elementary students. Outside of school, she works on her family farm, and for various hog operations. She will attend Northwest Iowa Community College and major in Agriculture. Her long-term plans are returning back to the farming operation and running it for her family.