Scholarships offered to 4-H members

Penn State Extension and Warren County 4-H have announced the 2014 scholarship recipients. Two scholarships of $1000 each were available through the 4-H Development Council Board for 4-H members and volunteers pursuing post-secondary education. The 2014 recipients include Cody McMillen of Sugar Grove and Stephanie Puckly of Spartansburg.

McMillen is a graduating senior at Eisenhower Middle/High School. He has been a member of the Shamrock Sheep Club. Puckly has completed her freshman year at Pennsylvania College of Technology. She has been involved with the Na-ca-Ton Wranglers horse club and the Warren County Hot Shots shooting sports club. They were congratulated for their commitment and dedication.

In addition to the 4-H Development Council Board Scholarships, the Wright Fund Scholarship is offered to 4-H members pursuing an education, human services, family living or consumer science degree. This scholarship has been established through donations received in honor of retired Penn State Extension Agent, Phyllis Wright. The 2014 Wright Fund Scholarship recipient is Katelyn Maille of Pittsfield. Maille has completed her freshman year at Clarion University. She has been involved with the Sanford Saddles & Spurs horse club.

Penn State Extension and Warren County 4-H wish continued success to the scholarship recipients. For additional information regarding 4-H, contact the office at 563-9388. The 4-H program is a youth development program of Penn State Cooperative Extension. It is open to all youth between the ages of 8 and 19.