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 —

Brooke Harward, 20, Catherine’s sister, received the Southern States Cooperative 4-H Leadership Scholarship. She attends N.C. State University and majors in agricultural business management. The Southern States Cooperative Leadership Scholarships are renewable and are awarded to four 4-H members and four FFA members whose families are involved in agriculture or agri-business.

Emily M. Hatley, 18, daughter of Ronnie and Alisa Hatley of Stanfield, received the Dr. Clarence Poe Scholarship. She will attend Wingate University to major in human services. The Dr. Clarence Poe Scholarship is named for the former editor of Progressive Farmer.

Kacie L. Hatley, 18, daughter of Gary and Sandy Hatley of Stanfield, received the Huddleston Family 4-H Electric Scholarship. She will attend Wingate University to major in elementary education. The Huddleston Family 4-H Electric Scholarship is awarded to a 4-H’er who is currently active in the N.C. 4-H Electric Program and living in the Duke Energy Territory. 

Transylvania County

Georgia E. McArtney, 17, daughter of Anne and Steve McArtney of Pisgah Forest, received a scholarship from the 4-H Development Fund – West District. She will attend Lipscomb University to major in nutrition and dietetics. 4-H Development Fund Scholarship is funded by retired extension agents and specialists who wish to support educational opportunities for 4-H’ers.

Wake County

Nayeem A. Hossain, 17, son of Moazzem and Nasima Hossain of Raleigh, received two awards: the Dr. Gary and Patricia Davis 4-H Poultry Science Scholarship and the Wake County Junior Horticulture Program Scholarship. He will attend N.C. State University to major in poultry science and agricultural business.

The Davis scholarship is named for former Poultry Extension Specialist Dr. Gary Davis and his wife, Patricia. The Wake County Junior Horticulture Program Scholarship is made possible through projects by the Horticulture Club.

Mahad Munawar, 17, son of Jamila Zohra of Raleigh, received two awards: the Larry and Joyce Bass 4-H Horticultural Scholarship and the Lyman B. Dixon Sr. 4-H Scholarship. He will attend N.C. State University and major in biology.

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