KendallLynch-600x4812012 FFA, $5,000, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Animal Science

This year’s FFA scholarship was awarded to Kendall Lynch, who resides in Lakeside and attends El Capitan High School. She will also attend Cal Polytechnic State and major in Animal Science. Kendall has been involved with FFA projects all four years of high school and raised five market hogs, one market lamb and has farmed 50 acres of oat hay for the past three years.

This year Kendall will exhibit two market hogs at the San Diego County Fair. In addition to raising livestock and farming, Kendall has been extremely active in her FFA Chapter attending numerous events and competitions including the Advanced Leadership Academy, State Leadership Conference, National Convention ad many more. “My FFA experience has been the absolute best thing that has ever happened to me. It’s taught me so much about hard work, responsibility, leadership, friendship and dedication,” she said.