Polk County 4-H announces scholarship recipients

Published 11:48 am Friday, June 1, 2012

Gabrielle Clark

The Polk County 4-H and youth foundation recently announced the recipients of the 4-H scholarship, recognizing two active and dedicated 4-H members.
Carson Kay, daughter of Toby and Emily Kay of Mill Spring, has been very involved in 4-H for seven years. Her major project area has been animal science/horse.  Over the years she has won many state and national competitions. Kay will attend Berry College in the fall to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine.
Gabrielle Clark, daughter of Helen Clark and the late Gary Clark of Mill Spring, has been actively involved in 4-H for fourteen years. Her major project areas have included 4-H presentation, public speaking and livestock judging and showing. Clark will attend A-B Technical College in the fall, pursuing an AAS degree in emergency medical science.

Carson Kay

Graduating seniors who have been active Polk County 4-H members for a minimum of three years, at least through their junior year of high school, are eligible to apply for the scholarships. The following criteria are condidered: 4-H participation (projects, presentations, community service, member recruitment, and serving as a club/council officer are emphasized), community involvement, and academic performance. Each recipient received $1,000, renewable for an additional three years as long as the renewal criteria is met.
– article submitted by Helen Clark

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