The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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August 22, 2013

North Carolina 4-H’ers receive more than $117,000 in scholarships

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Thursday, August 22, 2013 —

Alexander County

H
arrison Jenkins, 18, son of Tracy and Sheila Jenkins of Stony Point, received the Rudolph Carl Ellis 4-H Scholarship. A recent graduate of Alexander Central High School, he will attend N.C. State University to study agricultural education. The Rudolph Carl Ellis 4-H Scholarship is made possible by an endowment named for Ellis by his daughter, Dr. Sharon Ellis.

Dallas Perry, 18, daughter of Mark and Trudy Perry of Taylorsville, received the State 4-H Officer Scholarship. She attends Catawba Valley Community College where she is studying meteorology.

The State 4-H Officer Scholarship is awarded to the four state 4-H officers each year. 

Bladen County

Luke Hill, 19, son of Randy and Kelli Hill of Elizabethtown, received the State 4-H Officer Scholarship. He attends Mount Olive College where he is studying agricultural sciences, horticulture and public relations. The State 4-H Officer Scholarship is awarded to the four state 4-H officers each year. 

Buncombe County

Seth Austin, 17, son of Alan and Carrie Austin of Leicester, received the John McLean 4-H Scholarship. A recent graduate of Clyde Erwin High School, he will attend Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College to become a state game warden. The John McLean 4-H Scholarship is given to a 4-H’er from the West District whose family is a member of the county Farm Bureau.

Cabarrus County

Seth Bollenbecker, 18, son of Eric and Beverly Bollenbecker of Concord, received the N.C. 4-H Development Fund Scholarship for the South Central District. A recent graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, he will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study biology. The 4-H Development Fund Scholarship is funded by retired extension agents and specialists who wish to support educational opportunities for 4-H’ers.

Ashley Huber, 21, daughter of Deborah Smith of Concord, is a returning recipient of the Rudolph Carl Ellis 4-H Scholarship. She attends N.C. State University, where she is studying biology with a focus on equine studies or animal science. The Rudolph Carl Ellis 4-H Scholarship is made possible by an endowment named for Ellis by his daughter, Dr. Sharon Ellis.

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