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.