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Local 4-H Awards Scholarships

Local 4-H members were recently awarded scholarships in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in 4-H, in their schools, and in their communities.

Haven Grace Henry, daughter of M. Todd and Bethany Henry of Lincoln, is a 3-year member of the Wide-a-Wake 4-H Club. Haven was awarded a Logan County 4-H Foundation Scholarship for her high school academic achievements, 4-H participation, and demonstrated leadership and citizenship in her community.

Klayton Komnick, son of Jason and Melissa Komnick of Auburn, is a 9-year member of the West Side 4-H Club. Klayton was awarded the 2022 Sangamon County 4-H Foundation Memorial Scholarship for his exemplary 4-H background, scholastic record, leadership abilities, reference evaluations, and community involvement.

Sarah Starasta, daughter of Mike and Leslie Starasta of Lincoln, was an 11-year member of the Cloverdale 4-H Club. Sarah was awarded the Alice Jodlowski Memorial Logan County 4-H Foundation Scholarship for her collegiate leadership, citizenship, community service, and scholastic accomplishments.

“We are thankful for our local county 4-H foundations who join us in recognizing outstanding 4-H members every year and supporting their continuing studies,” said Youth Development Educator Carissa Davis.

To learn more about the opportunities available to local youth through the 4-H program, please contact the Sangamon Extension Office at 217-782-4617.


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