Cael Yeggy receives Christina Hixson Opportunity Award

Cael Yeggy
Cael Yeggy

Washington County Extension & Outreach representing Iowa State University has announced that Cael Yeggy as the recipient of the Christina Hixson Opportunity Award.

The Hixson Opportunity Award is a half-tuition grant which totals over $17,000 towards Iowa State over eight semesters. Only a select 100 high school seniors from across Iowa receive this prestigious award.

The students selected to receive the Hixson Opportunity Award have been recommended because of their potential and their personal desire to move forward and succeed in higher education and beyond.

Cael Yeggy, Highland High School senior, is the 2020 Washington County recipient of the Christina Hixson Opportunity Award. He is the son of Scott and Mandy of Riverside. Yeggy is a nine-year member in the Riverside Ramblers where he has been active in the beef project area.