OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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

05/23/2014

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 http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/oregon-4h-scholarships.

Extension Service

About the OSU Extension Service: Created in 1911, the Oregon State University Extension Service provides the public with easy-to-understand, research-based knowledge through workshops, hotlines, 1,200 publications, online assistance, videos, and faculty in each of Oregon's 36 counties. It adapts the research for practical, local uses by farmers, ranchers, foresters, families, gardeners, youths, seniors and coastal residents. Its programs include 4-H and Master Gardeners.