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Ebenkamp wins Discussion Meet at Purdue


Sam EbenkampSam Ebenkamp of Jasper emerged victorious after the Indiana Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet held at Purdue University.

Ebenkamp is a sophomore majoring in agricultural economics with a farm management concentration at Purdue. He is the son of Scott and Shannon Ebenkamp.

In addition to $500 in scholarship money, Ebenkamp receives a trip to Nashville, Tenn., in February to compete in the national contest at the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference.

The Discussion Meet simulates a committee meeting. Topics are pre-determined, and contestants are evaluated on their ability to exchange ideas, offer constructive criticism, cooperate and communicate while analyzing agricultural problems and developing solutions.

For more information on Indiana Farm Bureau programs, visit the INFB website at www.infb.org or call 1-800-FARM BUR (327-6287).

Source: IFB