Del Bosque receives 2011 DEKALB Award
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Tamara Del Bosque of Beeville Future Farmers of America (FFA) was recently presented A.C. Jones’ highest agricultural honor, the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company.

Del Bosque is the daughter of Ernest Del Bosque and Nancy Long and received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience.

Her significant experiences and accomplishments have included Beeville FFA president, Gateway District officer, public speaking competitor, as well as livestock exhibitor.

This year the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award celebrates in 64th anniversary. Over these 64 years, more than 166,000 high school seniors across the country have received the award, which has become a symbol for excellence and the school’s highest agricultural honor. In 2010, more than 2,000 students from high schools in 49 of the 50 states were recognized with the award.

As the winner of the 2011 award, Del Bosque’s name will be recorded on a permanent plaque displayed at A.C. Jones High School. Monsanto, a longtime supporter of agricultural education, FFA, 4-H and other farm youth organizations and initiatives, sponsors the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award. Monsanto is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality.
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