The National FFA Organization has awarded a $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough Scholarship to Kaleb Belcher of Girard High School FFA.

The National FFA Organization has awarded a $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough Scholarship to Kaleb Belcher of Girard High School FFA.


Pittsburg Ford, as a special project of the National FFA Foundation, sponsors the scholarship, which is one of 1,521 awarded through the National FFA Scholarship Program this year. A total of 129 corporate sponsors have contributed more than $1.9 million to support this program.


Scholarship recipients were selected from 7,649 applicants from across the country.


Selection was based on the applicant’s academic record, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural experience program in agricultural education and future goals.


Belcher plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.