Rosemary Chapple, 2010 Agriscience Award

Written by on September 25, 2010 in 2010, Agriscience Award, Student

Rosemary Chapple

Rosemary Chapple

Waterloo High School
Waterloo, Illinois

The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the American Farm Bureau Federation are honored to have awarded the achievements of the 2010 $5,000 Agriscience Student’s Award Columbus Scholar.

Rosemary Chapple’s three chick experiments led her to 24 different competitions including two International science fairs and three National FFA agriscience fairs. She recently won the Illinois State SAE award in Emerging Technologies featuring her experiments. She was a National Agriscience Student Finalist in 2009.

Raised on a small Angus cattle farm in Southern Illinois, Rosemary was a 7-year 4-H member and showed cattle and show chickens. She was a member of the Waterloo FFA and served on the State officer team as president of 14 FFA chapters.

High school activities included three years as drum major for the Marching Bulldogs, German exchange student to Porte Westfalica, Germany, German club president, 2-year class president, WYSE team, math team, drama club best actress award for Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, and class valedictorian. She will attend the University of Illinois majoring in Aerospace Engineering, and will perform in the mellophane section of the marching Illini.

The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation is honored to have had the assistance of the following distinguished individuals serving on the 2010 Agriscience Awards Evaluation Committee:

  • MeeCee Baker, Ph.D.
    Partner, Chief Operating Officer
    Versant Strategies
    Harrisburg, PA
  • Gary Matteson 
    The Farm Credit Council
    VP Young, Beginning, Small Farmer
    Programs and Outreach
    Washington, D.C.
  • Meghan Mueseler
    Cargill, Inc.
    Wichita, KS
  • Kevin Paap
    Minnesota Farm Bureau
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Robert W. Clark, Ph.D.
    Professional Personnel Development Center
    Workforce Education & Development Program
    Penn State University
    University Park, PA


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