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2016 4-H Scholarships
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The Barton County 4-H Holding Board announces the recipients of 4-H Scholarships for the 2016 year. BreAnn Anshutz and Cody Wondra received the Allan Miller memorial scholarship. Six additional members received scholarships from the Holding Board.
BreAnn Anshutz a Busy Buzzers 4-H Club member, has served as her club’s president and secretary. BreAnn has helped many younger 4-H members through Second Saturday Sewing, an opportunity that has allowed her to share her love of sewing. She is the daughter of Brian and Rhonda Anshutz.
Cody Wondra an Ellinwood Energizers 4-H Club member, served as President of his club and of the 4-H Livestock Committee and was a 4-H Ambassador. Cody enjoys teaching younger members about the skills needed to be successful in their livestock projects. He is the son of Kelly and Kristen Wondra.
Kayleigh Bitter a 12-year member of the Hoisington Jets, credits 4-H for giving her the communication and leadership skills that she will use for the rest of her life. She has served as president of her club, of Junior Leaders and of Barton County 4-H Council and was a 4-H Ambassador. She is the daughter of Bruce and Carrie Bitter.
Kylie Broeder a member of the Eureka Homesteaders 4-H Club, has served as President of her 4-H club for the last two years. Kylie lists her greatest achievement in 4-H is being able to speak in front of groups of people. She has worked with younger members in the bucket calf and meat goat projects. Kylie is the daughter of Roland and Deanna Broeder.
Heather Schneider a TLC Twisters 4-H Club member, has served as a club officer for the last eight years. She was also a 4-H Ambassador and President of 4-H Council. Heather taught poultry judging to younger members in the poultry project and was the first place individual in the judging contest at the Kansas State Fair. She is the daughter of Todd and Kim Schneider.
Tiffany Schneider a Hoisington Jets 4-H Club member has served in nearly every officer position during her years in 4-H. She lists receiving the Key Award as one of her greatest achievements. Tiffany assisted younger 4-H members in the 4-H Dog project. Tiffany is the daughter of Collene Schneider.
Betsy Snell an Ellinwood Energizers 4-H Club member, has served as her club’s representative on Barton County 4-H Council for four years and as a 4-H Camp Counselor for three years. She lists being selected as an Ambassador as her greatest achievement because it has allowed her to help younger members in many activities. Betsy is the daughter of Tom and Jolene Snell.
Austin Vander Meer is an 11-year member and belongs to the Sharpshooters 4-H Club. Austin says “during 4-H I have met many people and learned many skills that I will carry with me for the rest of my life”. Austin served as President of his club and he has helped younger members in the dog, sheep and goat project. He is the son of Paul and Patty Vander Meer.
The Barton County 4-H Holding Board, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation and all funds are used for the benefit of 4-H youth of Barton County. The most recent scholarship funds were donated in memory of C.D. Johnson and Clarence and Elizabeth Burns. Matching funds for scholarships were provided by Chari Miller-Manry, in memory of Allan V. Miller who served as a volunteer 4-H leader for many years.