Kristen is attending the University of Illinois and majoring in
nursing. The scholarship sponsor was Keith Parr of Elmhurst.
Winners have been announced by Angie Barnard, executive director
of the Illinois 4-H Foundation. The statewide scholarship program is
coordinated by the Illinois 4-H Foundation and the state 4-H office
of University of Illinois Extension.
Since its inception in 2003, 43 4-H members have been named a
Legacy of Leadership Scholar.
The Illinois 4-H Foundation welcomes other individuals,
corporations and organizations as partners in providing additional
funds for further scholarship recipients. The scholarship is
merit-based and available to 4-H members who are high school seniors
or in their last year of 4-H membership.
Illinois 4-H is part of the University of Illinois Extension
program that is offered in concert with the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign campus, the federal Extension Service and the
United States Department of Agriculture.
[Text from file received from
County Extension Unit]