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May 15, 2023

WIX® Filters Announces 2023–2024 National FFA Scholarship Winners

Monday, 15 May 2023

6 Students to Be Awarded College Scholarship Funds

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

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

“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 on 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. FFA provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 850,823 student members who belong to one of 8,995 FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

For more information, visit wixfilters.com or FFA.org.

About WIX Filters

Since 1939, WIX® Filters has been an innovator in filtration products. WIX designs, manufactures and distributes products for automotive, diesel, agricultural, industrial and specialty filter markets. Part of the MANN+HUMMEL family of brands, WIX's product line includes oil, air, cabin interior, fuel, coolant, transmission and hydraulic filters for automobiles, trucks, off-road equipment and manufacturing applications. For more information, visit www.wixfilters.com, or any of our social channels: FacebookTwitterInstagramSnapchat and YouTube.

About National FFA Organization

The National FFA Organization is a school-based national youth leadership development organization of more than 850,000 student members as part of 8,995 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more, visit the National FFA Organization at FFA.org and on Facebook and Twitter.