Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation awards five scholarships for PDPW Cornerstone Dairy Academy
DAIRY NEWS – Five students accepted into the 2021 PDPW Cornerstone Dairy Academy™ were awarded scholarships from the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation (WROF).
Presented by the Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) March 16-17 at the Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Cornerstone Dairy Academy is a three-pillar leadership-development program designed to build the skills of dairy farmers and industry professionals who want to lead with purpose, character and integrity. The academy focuses on communication, emotional intelligence, professional etiquette, understanding generational differences, integrity and ethical decision-making, being a visionary thinker and servant-oriented leadership.
“This is the first year that the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation has provided scholarships to Cornerstone Dairy Academy scholars,” said Joan Behr, WROF president. “WROF invests in rural Wisconsin values and people, and we believe that Cornerstone Dairy Academy is a great fit. These five individuals are off to a great start with their dairy careers and our financial investment will help fuel their passion for serving the dairy community and rural Wisconsin.”
Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation's largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.