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Oregon students receive state 4-H scholarships
March 25, 2011
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Eighteen high school students from across Oregon received state 4-H scholarship awards in March through the Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program.
More than 50 Oregon 4-H members competed for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $4,500. They were evaluated on their high scholastic achievement, 4-H projects and achievements and personal essay describing their growth in 4-H.
A group of 10 4-H agents and volunteers from counties across the state, led by Mary Arnold, 4-H specialist in research and program evaluation, selected the scholarship winners. Recipients of the 2011 State 4-H Scholarship Awards are listed below:
Astoria: Nicholas Agalzoff, Martha McGregor Scholarship, $2,000
Beaverton: Sarah Tensa, A. Lois Redman Scholarship, $1,500
Cove: Joseph Batty, Dietz Memorial, $500; Jordan Brown, O.M. Plummer Scholarship, $562
Corvallis: Peter Baglien, Klein-Youngberg Family, $1,250; Kerenza Martin, Theiss Memorial, $1,000; Mallory Trost, Judith Hofer Scholarship, $1,500
Madras: Kayla Vincent, Finalist for Coe Memorial, $1,000
Newberg: Ariana Piscitelli, Klein-Youngberg Family, $1,250
Philomath: Kiah Gourley, Martha McGregor Scholarship, $4,500; Kayla Thorsness, CHS Foundation, $1,000
Pilot Rock: Kylee Jensen, OR 4-H Foundation, $3,000
Salem: Rebekah Polacek, Klein-Youngberg Family, $1,250
Sherwood: Megan Biggi, Myers Memorial, $1,000; Jaylee Jordan, Duane P. Johnson Scholarship, $500
The Dalles: Makenzie Ellett, Minnick Memorial, $1,000
Tigard: Rebecca Garner, Leeson Memorial, $1,000
Tillamook: Lisa Forester, Theiss Memorial, $1,000
More information about the OSU 4-H Youth Development Program is available online.
Source: Helen Pease