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


Thursday, August 22, 2013 —

Onslow County

Syndey Grice, 18, daughter of John Grice and Lisa Whitman-Grice of Richlands, received the J. Gregory Clemmons 4-H Scholarship. A recent graduate of Richlands High School, she attends N.C. State University, where she will study political science and communication.

The scholarship is named for Greg Clemmons, former 4-H extension agent for Onslow County.

Perquimans County

Amber Winslow, 18, daughter of Edward and Jewel Winslow of Belvidere, received the Dr. Eloise Cofer 4-H Scholarship and the Lorna W. Langley 4-H Scholarship. A recent graduate of Perquimans County High School, she attends Mount Olive College, where she will study family and consumer sciences.

The Cofer Scholarship is named for the late state home economics leader for Cooperative Extension, Dr. Eloise Cofer.

The Langley Scholarship is named for former Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Specialist Dr. Lorna Langley and was established by her colleagues and friends.

Pitt County

Justin Lawrence, 18, son of David and Leigh Lawrence of Winterville, received the Edward Gore/General Hugh Shelton 4-H Leadership Scholarship, the I.O. Schaub Scholarship and the Southern States Cooperative 4-H Leadership Scholarship. A recent graduate of Ayden Grifton High School, he attends N.C. State University, where he will study agriculture and environmental systems.

The Gore/Shelton scholarship is sponsored by the Edward Gore/General Hugh Shelton 4-H Leadership Scholarship Endowment. Ed and Dinah Gore of Sunset Beach, N.C., have made these scholarships available to outstanding students who attend N.C. State University or Campbell University.

The I.O. Schaub Scholarship is named for former dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University.

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.

Alexis Briley, 20, daughter of Mike and Lisa Briley of Greenville, also received the Edward Gore/General Hugh Shelton 4-H Leadership Scholarship. She attends N.C. State University, where she studies animal science.

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