LEBANON, Pa. — It is indeed our pleasure to inform you about a Penn State Extension scholarship opportunity in Lebanon County.
Alletta Schadler (Letie) served as Home Economist, Family Living Agent and County Extension Director with Penn State Extension in Lebanon County from 1969 to 1999. In 1974, she was appointed the first female County Extension Director in Pennsylvania. Her main program focus was food and nutrition, food safety and food preservation but she also worked in the areas of leadership development, textiles and clothing and home management.
The scholarship of $500 will provide support to any Lebanon County resident pursuing a degree or continuing education in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences. This includes areas such as, but not limited to: apparel design, textiles and merchandising, dietetics, food and nutrition science, food safety, hospitality and culinary management, family relations and child and adolescent development. We encourage both traditional and non-traditional, undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing areas of Family and Consumer Sciences to apply.
The application deadline is March 22. For more information on the Alletta Schadler Scholarship, please contact Penn State Extension in Lebanon County at 717-270-4391 or https://extension.psu.edu/alletta-m-schadler-scholarship.
— Penn State Extension, Lebanon County