INDIANAPOLIS -- The annual Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance eXceL Awards competition deadline for entries is Jan. 25, 2008. All Indiana high school students who excel in various forms of artistic expression are invited to enter. Winners will be awarded college scholarships. Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance established the eXceL Awards in 1989. The company continues to fund and administer the program, which awarded $73,000 in scholarship prizes during last year's competition.
Secrets is the topic for the 2007-08 competition. Students can enter their original and creative interpretation of Secrets in one of six categories: writing, music, two-dimensional art, three-dimensional art, video or performance.
Students will find program participation information on the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Web site at www.infarmbureau.com/ Excel. Entry forms will be submitted online, also.
Entries may be submitted during regular business hours from Jan. 18--25, at any local Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance office. For the nearest office, visit www.infarm-bureau.com, check the local yellow pages, or call 800-723-FARM (3276).
Additional details and entry information are also available from Special Markets Coordinator Pam Sipes at Pam.Sipes@in-farmbureau.com or 800-723-FARM (3276), ext. 7748.
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, organized by Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., in 1934, has grown to include insurance products for auto, life, home, business, and farm. Banking and other financial services and products also are available through their local offices. Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance serves Hoosiers through an extensive network of over 450 agents and 1200 employees living and working throughout the state. Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance is the largest writer of farm insurance and the second largest writer of personal lines insurance in the state.