Farbest awards scholarships

Farbest Foods Inc. of Huntingburg has announced its Academic Achievement Scholarship recipients. One senior student from each of the four Dubois County high schools received a scholarship for superior academic achievement. The value of each scholarship is $4,000, which is worth $1,000 per year for each student. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher to receive continued funding.

The applicant must be a citizen of the United States at the time of application, must be a high school senior and have at least a 3.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale for the 10th and 11th grades and  must be pursuing a career in engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry or agriculture.

Scholarship recipients are Alex Weyer of Forest Park High School, Kyle Hedinger of Jasper High School and Trevor Seufert of Northeast Dubois High School. Southridge High School did not have a scholarship recipient this year.


Weyer is the son of Chris and Donna Weyer of Ferdinand. He has participated in band, track and field, Robotics and FFA. He also has been active in the Beta Club, National Honors Society, 4-H and Christ the King Youth Group. Some of his awards and honors include the Indiana State School Music Association Marching Band State Champion four times and Introduction to Engineering and Design and Ranger track awards. He has given his time as a middle school tutor as well as participating in Christ the King winter retreats and missions. Weyer plans to major in mechanical engineering technology at Purdue University.




Hedinger is the son of Paul and Annette Hedinger of Jasper. He has participated on the football and basketball teams, track and field and various other school activities. He also has been involved in the Key Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the National Honor Society. He has given back to his community by serving as a peer mentor, altar server for Precious Blood Catholic Church and worked over 150 hours of community service through various clubs and organizations. Hedinger plans to attend Hanover College and major in bio-chemistry.





Seufert is the son of Dion and Sonya Seufert of Jasper. He has been active in soccer, basketball and track and field. He has received several awards and honors including Hoosier Boys State, academic honors and perfect attendance. He has held leadership positions as secretary of Fellowship of Christian Athletics and captain of the soccer team. Seufert plans to major in mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville. 







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