Rebecca Rash is caprine queen 8.05.09

Written by David Green.

One Fayette student is among the 4-H Royalty Court of Honor chosen by the Ohio State University Extension Office.

Rebecca Rash is the 2009 Caprine Queen. She is the daughter of Cale Rash, Jr., and Barbara Rash.

Rebecca attends Fayette High School where she is a sophomore and is involved in quiz team, volleyball, cheerleading, FFA and pep band. She is a member of the Country Club 4-H group where she is involved with goat projects.

The 2009 4-H Queen and King are Marissa Blohm and Derek Bishop. The 4-H Lamb and Wool Queen is Alyssa Smith and the Rabbit Queen is Danielle Baker.

A Fayette 4-H member is among those receiving an endowment scholarship.

2009 graduate Ben Kovar received the Humbert Scholarship for Continuing Education. He is the son of Terry and Jean Kovar of Fayette and will attend ATI in Wooster to study agriculture business and animal science.

Luke Nofziger of Wauseon also received a Humbert Scholarship.

Lyons resident Mallory Arquette, the daughter of Jim and Lynda Arquette, received a Biddle Scholarship for education. She will attend Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, Ind.

Recipients of other endowed scholarships are Kay Snyder, Jacob Gombash, Anna-Marie Pratt, Marissa Blohm, Melissa Hoen, Ashley Whitehead, Jill Snyder and Aileen R. Santry.

 

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