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The Will-South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District Opposes Compass Business Park!


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Applications Due Feb. 1, 2021
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Lindsay Johnson

2014 Winner: Lindsay Johnson


Lindsay Johnson of Monee is the the 2014 recipient of the Dick McHugh Memorial Scholarship. Lindsay, the daughter of Rick and and Andrea Johnson, is a student at Peotone High School.  She plans to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall where she will study Agricultural Communications. An Illinois State Scholar, Lindsay is active in the Peotone FFA Chapter, owns and operates a forage entrepreneurship, is active in Peotone Marching Band and volunteers in several activities within her community.  Lindsay’s hobbies include writing, photography and caring for her horses.  Lindsay expects to work for an ag-related publication after graduating college.


Dakota Cowger

2013 Winner: Dakota Cowger

Dakota Cowger, the 2013 recipient of the Richard McHugh Scholarship, is a student at Peotone High School.  He plans to attend the University of Illinois – College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) in the fall where he will study Agriculture Education. Active in the Peotone FFA Chapter, Dakota hopes one day to lead an FFA chapter of his own.  Dakota has volunteered his time with Peotone Relay for Life, Helping Hands and enjoys farming with his family, growing vegetables and spending time with friends. 



Shelby Chesko

2013 Winner: Shelby Chesko

Shelby Chesko of Wilmington, Illinois, has received the 2013 Allan May Scholarship.  A student at Providence High School in New Lenox, Shelby expects to attend Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois where she will study Wildlife Biology.  With a background volunteering at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Shelby hopes to work in conservation.  She loves working with animals and understands the connection between animals and their habitat.  Shelby enjoys horseback riding and hiking in her spare time.


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