Mercer County Grad Hawk Competing In Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader State Discussion Meet This Weekend

A Mercer County High School graduate one of 26 participants in this weekend’s Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leaders State Discussion Meet. The competition is Saturday and Sunday in Chicago and will feature Rachel Hawk of Aledo. IFB’s Renee Deuth says the winner of the state meet moves on to national competition.

Hawk is a 2013 Mercer County High School grad and is in her senior year at the University of Illinois.  She formerly served as the Illinois FFA Vice President in 2013/2014.