Weihl participates in national Farm Bureau discussion contest PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:45
COLUMBUS - Caroline Weihl of Perrysburg recently represented Ohio in the national Collegiate Discussion Meet, a contest promoted by the Young Farmers and Ranchers program of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation sponsored her participation in the contest at the recent YF&R Leadership Conference in Virginia Beach, Va., along with John Schoenhals from Archbold. Both were awarded $250 scholarships from AFBF.
The Collegiate Discussion Meet simulates a committee meeting and requires contestants to demonstrate leadership skills and knowledge of issues.
Weihl is an Ohio State University senior and is studying agricultural communications. She has been active in Farm Bureau. Her family farms in Wood County.
Schoenhals also attends Ohio State University.
"We're very proud of John and Caroline; they represented Ohio very well and we hope this experience will help them become leaders in Ohio's agricultural community," said Sandy Kuhn, Ohio Farm Bureau director, education and industry outreach.
Ohio Farm Bureau encourages undergraduate students to participate in its Collegiate Young Farmer organization. To learn more about the organization or the contest, contact Kuhn at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or search for Collegiate Young Farmers-Farm Bureau Council on Facebook.

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