ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Liana Panik, a member of the Lehigh County 4-H Equine Club and senior at Emmaus High School, Emmaus, has been awarded the Lehigh County 4-H Scholarship for 2018. She was chosen from many applicants and will receive a scholarship towards her higher education.
“Liana is a great officer. She works well with club members and leaders; she is a role model in our club.”
— Jo Lee Muller, 4-H Leader
High school seniors or first-year college students who will be pursuing further education and who are members in good standing of one or more Lehigh County 4-H clubs can apply for this scholarship. Recipients are selected from their leadership skills; letters of reference; participation in service organizations, their club(s), and other parts of the 4-H community; and their academic record. As an outstanding member in all areas, Liana Panik is recognized as the recipient this year.
“Liana is an honor to be around and a very respectable young lady!”
— Alison R. Kistler, 4-H Leader
During her time with Lehigh County 4-H, Panik has held many official positions in her club, such as secretary, vice president, and president. She is heavily involved with our horse programs: Hippology events, Equine Performance shows, and even the State 4-H Horse Show. Liana is also a member of the Development Fund Board and has completed numerous projects in the Lehigh County Round-Up and the Allentown Fair. She has attended 4-H State Leadership Conference for many years and won different awards such as outstanding senior 4-Her and first place performance horse project.
This fall, she plans to attend Temple University to study Biology. She also plans to attend graduate school for veterinary science in the future.
About the Lehigh County 4-H Scholarship
This scholarship has been awarded by Lehigh County 4-H, providing scholarships to outstanding members. This year, the program awarded a $500.00 scholarship. Only students who are high school seniors or college freshmen who will be pursuing further education are eligible to participate in it.
Additional information about the program can be found at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/4-h/counties/lehigh.
— Penn State Extension, Lehigh County