‘Igniting hope’ –  Deere Foundation to help students get to college

$6.6 million program will send 60 students to college

Mara Downing, president of the John Deere Foundation and vice president of global brand and communications at John Deere, announces the new John Deere Scholars Program during a news conference Monday, June 3. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON

The lives of 60 Davenport students could drastically change in the coming years, thanks to a new scholarship program funded through the John Deere Foundation. That six-year, $6.6 million program – called the John Deere Scholars Program – was introduced today, June 3, during a brief news conference at the Davenport Central High School Performing […]

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