Annie Heinz, of Tuscola, is one of 12 recipients of the 2018 Farm Credit Illinois Family Scholarship, administered by the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois. Each scholar receives $3,000 towards their college education. The selection criteria emphasize scholastic achievement, leadership and community contributions, career vision and goals, and financial need. Farm Credit Illinois (FCI) serves farm families, agribusinesses, and rural communities in the central and southern 60 counties of Illinois.
Applicants for the Family Scholarship are children or grandchildren of Farm Credit Illinois employees, up to age 26, and registered as full-time college students in the fall of 2018.
Heinz is continuing her studies in accounting at Illinois State University. She graduated from Tuscola High School and is the daughter of Brad Heinz (FCI Highland appraiser) and Fran Heinz.