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WIX Filters announces 2023–2024 scholarship winners

May 18, 2023
The six scholarship recipients will receive funds toward their technical education in agricultural engineering and mechanization or diesel mechanics.

WIX Filters, a manufacturer of filtration products, has announced their 2023–2024 national FFA scholarship winners.

WIX will award a total of $8,000 to six recipients who applied for the scholarship opportunity through the National FFA Organization. Each student completed an application, which considers all of the accomplishments and activities they achieved over time, including FFA involvement, work experience, supervised agricultural experience, community service, leadership skills, and academics.

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“WIX Filters has supported the National FFA Organization for over 30 years,” said Tina Davis, senior marketing manager for WIX Filters. “This organization provides young people with the opportunity to learn about initiative, stewardship, and the importance of education. We are honored to help support the educational pursuits that lie ahead for these future leaders.”

To apply, students must be an FFA member; retain a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; and intend to pursue a major in agricultural engineering, agricultural mechanization, agricultural power and equipment, or diesel mechanics. Students must also live on a family farm, exhibit financial need, have participated in community service, and demonstrate leadership.

The six winners and their schools are as follows:

  • Abigail Thomas, California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo: $2,000
  • Connor Porath, University of Idaho: $2,000
  • Dylan Zwilling, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: $1,000
  • Lily Lefferd, University of Missouri–Kansas City: $1,000
  • Adrianna Meyer, Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute: $1,000
  • Dawson Rudloff, Sam Houston State University: $1,000

As part of its ongoing commitment to the industry, WIX is in its 37th year of support for the National FFA Organization.