Jackson County students awarded 4-H scholarships

Foundation honors based on service, leadership, projects

Tribune staff reports

Eight Jackson County 4-H members recently received Indiana 4-H Foundation Scholarships.

The awards are based on community service, leadership and project work through the 4-H program, according to a news release from Purdue Extension Jackson County.

The recipients are:

Grant Hackman, a Trinity Lutheran High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H Auction Scholarship.

Whitney Rogers, a Trinity Lutheran High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H C.B. Hess Memorial Scholarship.

Skyler Stahl, a Trinity Lutheran High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H Club Committee (4-H Council) Scholarship.

Chad Stuckwisch, a Trinity Lutheran High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H Junior Leaders Scholarship.

Mason Pottschmidt, a Seymour High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H C.B. Hess Memorial Scholarship.

Hannah Ortman, a Crothersville High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H C.B. Hess Memorial Scholarship.

Brittany Ross, a Crothersville High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H Auction Scholarship.

Jacob Rorig, a Brownstown Central High School graduate and a 10-year 4-H member, 4-H C.B. Hess Memorial Scholarship.

Scholarships are for graduating high school youth involved in 4-H who are planning to further their education. Scholarships totaling $5,000 are being awarded this year in Jackson County.

All scholarship recipients are selected by a committee at Purdue University and awarded through the Indiana 4-H Foundation with local 4-H organizations sponsoring the scholarships.

For information about how to become involved with 4-H or how to apply for 4-H scholarships, contact Heather VonDielingen, Jackson County’s 4-H youth development educator with Purdue Extension Jackson County, at 812-358-6101.