4-H Key Award and Scholarship Recipients

CONGRATULATIONS To the High School Students Receiving the 2019 4-H Key Award!

The Key Award, the highest award a 4-H member can receive, recognizes 4-H members who have achieved significant leadership at the club or group, community and state levels.

 

Leah Grundman (Senior)
Winneconne High School
4-H Club(s): Westward & NOW
Leah is receiving a 4-H Key Award and a $500 scholarship from the Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association. She plans to study in the veterinary technician program at Blackhawk Technical College, secure a position as a vet tech and further her education in large animal vet science. Leah feels that 4-H has taught her to become a leader, a problem solver and work as a team-player. Within her nine years of 4-H, Leah has served as in all four officer roles (President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary).

 


Brianna Domke (Senior)
Oshkosh West High School
4-H Club(s): Poygan Go-Getters and 4-H Friends
Brianna is receiving a 4-H Key Award and a $500 scholarship from the Judith Guszyznske Memorial. She has been accepted at Fox Valley Technical College and UW River Falls and plans to study dairy science majoring in genetics and nutrition. Brianna feels that 4-H has provided her with increased knowledge and leadership skills, gained confidence and better social skills through her involvement with dairy project activities such as dairy quiz bowl and dairy judging teams. Within Brianna’s 10 years of 4-H, she has served as club President, Secretary and Treasurer.


Meghan Numrich (Junior)
Neenah High School
4-H Club: Ridgeway
Meghan is receiving a 4-H Key Award. Meghan has been a part of the Ridgeway club since she was in Kindergarten. Active in multiple projects and educational travel opportunities provided her within the state and nationally. She feels 4-H has had the biggest positive impact on her self esteem and public speaking skills. She treasures the connections she has made through 4-H Drama Company and the sense of belonging her 4-H experiences have given her. Within her 12 years of 4-H, Meghan has served in all four officer positions (president, vice president, secretary and treasurer).

 


CONGRATULATIONS To the Following High School Seniors Receiving 2019 Academic Scholarships!

The Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association coordinates several scholarships annually. Scholarship recipients are high school seniors who have achieved a 2.0 or higher GPA, are pursuing continuing education after high school, have been a 4-H member for at least 5 years, have exhibited at the fair and have displayed an active leadership role in 4-H.

 

Alyssa Pankau
Oshkosh West High School
4-H Club: 4-H Friends
Alyssa is receiving a combination $300 scholarship from the Paul Stevenson Memorial and a $200 scholarship from the Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association. She plans to go to a 4-year college to study biology and Spanish. Alyssa feels that 4-H has helped give her the confidence to publicly speak. She also believes that serving as her club’s secretary and vice president helped her develop her leadership skills.

 


Makayla Ronk
Winneconne High School
4-H Club: Winchester
Makayla is receiving a $500 scholarship from the Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association. She plans to attend UW Fox Valley her first two years of college and then UW Oshkosh to pursue a degree in Finance and Accounting. Makayla feels 4-H has taught her invaluable leadership, business, management and communication skills through her involvement with the Winnebago County Fair, Horse & Pony Project and serving as an officer in her local club. Within her eight years of 4-H, Makayla has served as club President and Secretary.


Leah Grundman
Winneconne High School
4-H Club(s): Westward & NOW
(see info under 4-H Key Award)


Brianna Domke
Oshkosh West High School
4-H Club(s): Poygan Go-Getters and 4-H Friends
(see info under 4-H Key Award)



For more info on Winnebago County Key Awards or Scholarships (including applications) visit: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/scholarships/ 



CONGRATULATIONS To the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship Recipients!

Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals.

To be eligible for Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships, students must have been a Wisconsin 4-H member for at least one year; have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled or planning to enroll at a university, college or technical school during the 2019-2020 academic school year.

T. L. Bewick Scholarship (5 awarded):

  • Alexandra Koon of Winneconne, Winnebago County

For Full list of Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship Recipients see: http://wis4hfoundation.org/scholarships/

 


 

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