ONEIDA CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Oneida County 4-H Program are pleased to announce the awarding of a $500.00 4-H Memorial Scholarship and a $250.00 Seybold/Guth Scholarship to graduating senior, Savannah Robinson, daughter of Robyn Reath of Sauquoit, New York. Savannah has been a 4-H member for 9 years taking part in Horse Bowl, Hippology, and Horse Communications as well as volunteering each year at the NYS Fair 4-H Horse Shows. She is currently accepted into Utica College and LeMoyne College, planning on majoring in Psychology with the goal of becoming a child advocacy lawyer.
The Memorial Scholarship award is made possible through the Mary Planow, Shirley Nessle, Bruce Field, Eric Kresse, Alberta Schallenberg, and Melissa Vaill Scholarship Fund. The Seybold/Guth Scholarship award is made possible through the Audrey Seybold and Raymond Guth Scholarship Fund and the Oneida County 4-H Horse Program. Oneida County 4-H is designed to promote the 4-H Youth Development Program mission; to enable youth to develop the knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes and behaviors to be competent, caring adults. The criteria for these scholarships include; that the applicant be a graduating senior, have been actively involved in Oneida County 4-H for a period of at least three consecutive years and be accepted into a two or four-year college, trade, technical or business school.
4-H is a community of young people across America who learn leadership, citizenship and life skills. With nearly six million young people throughout America, 4-H has grown to encompass youth from urban cities to rural towns. The New York State 4-H Youth Development Program is part of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Questions regarding this scholarship or additional information on 4-H can be obtained by contacting Lisa Farney at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 315-736-3394 Extension 122.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension
For more articles out of New York, click here.