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.
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Helen Pease, 541-737-1314