OSU's 4-H awards nearly $22,000 in scholarships

May 23, 2014
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Logo for Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H youth development programs.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Seventeen high school seniors earned nearly $22,000 in scholarships from the Oregon State University Extension Service's 4-H youth development program.

The scholarships are available to college-bound high school seniors who have been members of 4-H for at least three years, said Helen Pease, a program coordinator with 4-H. Members of the state 4-H Recognition Committee choose recipients based on their scholastic achievement, 4-H projects and activities and a personal essay.

Winners of OSU's 2014 State 4-H Scholarship Awards are:

Albany — Garrett Hurley, Ted and Betty Dietz Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $500

Baker City — Erin Parker, Minnick Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $500

Condon — Benjamin Rietmann, Martha MacGregor 4-H Scholarship, $3,500

Corvallis — Sheridan Long, A. Lois Redman 4-H Scholarship, $1,200

Eagle Point — Fiona Nevin, Klein-Youngberg Family 4-H Scholarship, $1,250

Gold Hill — Samantha Beck, H. Joe Myers Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $2,500

Hood River — Delia Dolan, H. Joe Myers Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $2,500

Independence — Olivia Miller, Kate Thiess Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $1,000

John Day — Hannah Brandsma, Jeanne Leeson Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $1,250

John Day – Samantha Snyder, Babe Coe Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $1,000

Klamath Falls — Brielle McKinney, Oregon 4-H Foundation Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $1,000

North Plains — Christiana Logan, Klein-Youngberg Family 4-H Scholarship, $1,250

North Powder — Christian Miles, Duane P. Johnson 4-H Scholarship, $500

Sandy — Jacob L. Johnson, Klein-Youngberg Family 4-H Scholarship, $1,250

Sweet Home — Katie Virtue, C.H.S. Foundation Scholarship, $1,000

Warren — Claire Bernert, Kate Thiess Memorial 4-H Scholarship, $1,000

West Linn — Conor McCabe, O.M. Plummer Scholarship, $700

For more information about OSU's 4-H scholarships, go to Oregon 4-H Scholarships

Author: Denise Ruttan
Source: Helen Pease