4-H scholarships awarded 2011.07.27

Written by David Green.

Fulton County 4-H has announced the following recipients for the 2011 Fulton County 4-H Endowment Fund Scholarships: 

Humbert Scholarship for Continuing Education—Clay Burkholder; Cook Memorial and Recognition Award—Nicholas Wilcoxon; Clark Biddle Holstein Scholarship—Kira Andre; Biddle Scholarship for Career Public Speaking—Nicholas Wilcoxon; Biddle Scholarship for High School Grads or College Students in Education—Tori Nichols;

Biddle Scholarship for High School Grads or College Students in Science and Technology—Erica Goldsmith; Biddle Scholarship for Continuing Education—Miranda Blaylock; Biddle Scholarship for Medical Science and Technology—Amber Gombash; 4-H Horse Council Scholarship—Danielle Baker, Samantha Thompson and Tanya McQuillin; 4-H King and Queen Scholarship—Michael Baker and Amy Miller.

To be eligible for the scholarships, 4-H members—present or past—must fill out an application, and are then selected based on 4-H projects, community activities, 4-H experiences, and their long-range career goals.

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