October 22, 1999
Three UW-River Falls Students Receive Scholarships
Three freshmen at UW-River Falls have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Wisconsin Livestock and Meat Council.
Travis D. Bown, of Barron, is majoring in animal science with a meat animal emphasis at UW-RF. He has worked on his grandfather's dairy farm since he was young and he has raised beef for eight years, which he markets at the county fair.
Bown is a graduate of Prairie Farm High School where he was active in 4-H, FFA, football and baseball. He is employed by The Turkey Store Co., Barron.
Amy B. Brooke, of Baldwin, is majoring in animal science with a meat animal emphasis at UW-RF. She grew up on a dairy farm and became interested in beef cattle at age 11. Today she has eight purebred and eight grade Angus. She has exhibited cattle at the county fair for the past five years.
Brooke is a graduate of Baldwin High School where she was a member of her FFA chapter's Livestock Judging Team for three years.
Joshua R. Krenz, of Fall Creek, is majoring in animal science with a meat animal emphasis at UW-RF. He has been involved in agriculture all his life, having been raised on a dairy farm.
He has owned, raised and shown his own beef cattle and rabbits. He is a graduate of Fall Creek High School where he was active in the FFA program.
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