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A recent Tri-County graduate, Taylor Cammack, received $2,000 from the national John Deere Dealer Scholarship Program for her work in the FFA. The award was presented by Beatrice's Landmark Implement location manager, Bob Dunn.

A recent Tri-County graduate has received a $2,000 scholarship for her work with FFA.

Taylor Cammack was awarded the scholarship through the national John Deere Dealer Scholarship Program, which was presented by Beatrice's Landmark Implement location manager, Bob Dunn.

Cammack was also named a Nebraska State FFA Star Finalist as well as receiving a state FFA Wildlife Proficiency Award for her four years of work with the organization.

For her supervised agricultural experience, Cammack raised bobwhite quail and partridge chukars.

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"I either grew them from eggs or bought day-old, and then sold them to hunting dog trainers, hunting trials and dog trials," Cammack said.

Cammack plans to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this fall and study horticulture.

"Right now my plans are kind of up in the air, but in the future I would like to either work in a production greenhouse, a research facility or in a lab working with plants," Cammack said. "Through the summer I’ll raise quail, but once I go to college it’s going to be really hard for me to come back and do chores every day. So not really planning on doing it in the near future, but in the far future it’s a high probability."

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