First Posted: 7/22/2013
Four Luzerne County 4-H members recently received scholarships to further their post high school educations. The members were chosen based on their written application highlighting their involvement in 4-H at the club, county, regional, state and national level; evidence of leadership held in 4-H; community involvement and citizenship; and how they expect to better their community and world by pursuing their career of choice. Award recipients are Thomas Boyle, Shavertown, an eight-year member of Yellow Rose 4-H Club; Megan Lee, Noxen, a 10-year member of Yellow Rose 4-H Club; Kassie Keiper, Dallas, 10-year member of Yellow Rose 4-H Club; and Caleb Keiper, Dallas, a 10-year member of Yellow Rose 4-H Club. 4-H is the youth development program of Penn State Cooperative Extension. The program fosters citizenship and leadership and growth through a variety of learning experiences. 4-H is a family-oriented, non-formal education program open to all youth ages 5-18. For more information on how to join, contact Donna Grey, Penn State Extension Luzerne County at 825-1701 or 602-0600. Scholarship recipients, from left, are Caleb Keiper, Kassie Keiper, Lee and Boyle.