Two receive Built Ford Tough scholarships



Jennifer Alvord and Taylor Shearrer were each recipients of a Built Ford Tough Scholarship. Pictured left to right are John Lanier, Jourdanton FFA Advisor, Jennifer Alvord, Bob Kinsel, Taylor Shearrer and Amanda Hargrove, Pleasanton FFA Advisor.

Jennifer Alvord and Taylor Shearrer were each recipients of a Built Ford Tough Scholarship. Pictured left to right are John Lanier, Jourdanton FFA Advisor, Jennifer Alvord, Bob Kinsel, Taylor Shearrer and Amanda Hargrove, Pleasanton FFA Advisor.

Jennifer Alvord, a 2013 graduate of Jourdanton High School and Taylor Shearrer, a 2013 graduate of Pleasanton High School, have each been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Kinsel Ford Pleasanton and Ford Motor Company.

Alvord’s parents are Dennis Alvord and Amy Alvord of Jourdanton. She plans to study Agricultural Communications at Texas State University-San Marcos.

Shearrer’s parents are Scott Shearrer and Jennifer Shearrer of Pleasanton. He plans to study Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University- College Station.

The Built Ford Tough-FFA Scholarship Program is designed to recognize FFA members’ talents and accomplishments while encouraging their future academic achievements.

The scholarship is one of 530 scholarships awarded by Ford Division, Ford Motor Company Fund and Ford Dealers to FFA members who are high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2013, or current collegiate students. This program is a part of Ford’s overall commitment to the National FFA Foundation.

Additionally, five National $1,000 BFT-FFA Schoalrships are being awarded on behalf of Ford Trucks as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.

Ford has supported the National FFA Foundation since the first F-Series truck was introduced in 1948, and has sponsored the Built Ford Tough collegiate scholarship program since 1997.


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