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Agriculture

August 9, 2013

Beaman competes in Dairy Princess Scholarship Program

INDIANAPOLIS - Rebecca Beaman recently participated in the 43rd Annual Indiana Dairy Princess Scholarship Program sponsored by the American Dairy Association of Indiana. Rebecca is the daughter of Mike and Laura Beaman of Milroy.

Contestants in the Dairy Princess Scholarship Program represent various dairy organizations. Miss Beaman represented the Indiana Brown Swiss Association. Rebecca plans to pursue a doctorate in Occupational Therapy and continue the family tradition of raising Brown Swiss dairy cattle. Following a personal interview, Rebecca spoke on the “Heart of the Dairy Farmer” and the impact dairy farming has on youth and the farm family.

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