Logan County 4-H members selected
as State 4-H award recipients
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[March 24, 2020]
4-H members from across the state were recently selected as winners
through the Illinois 4-H Awards program. The Illinois State 4-H
Award recognizes exemplary work in five major areas, including
communications, community service, leadership, personal growth and
Winners will receive either a trip to National 4-H Congress, $1,000
toward the cost of another national 4-H event, or a $1,000 college
scholarship as their prize.
This year, two Logan County 4-H members were selected as Illinois
Ariana Hinkle, daughter of Alicia Marks and Jonathon Hinkle, was
selected in the Project Mastery award area and will attend National
4-H Congress this Fall.
Cavit Schempp, son of Darin & Cindy Schempp of Atlanta, was selected
in the Personal Growth award area and will receive a $1000
Legacy of Leadership Scholarships recipients of $1000 were also
named based on their achievements in the Illinois 4-H program.
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The Illinois 4-H Foundation present these scholarships to 4-H teens
who have demonstrated and maintained a high standard of 4-H
excellence and mastery during their membership.
Logan County 4-H member Abigail Steffens, daughter of Jason & Beth
Steffens of Lincoln, was selected as a scholarship recipient.
“Our awardees embody the true spirit of 4-H, having made a
difference not only in their communities, but also Illinois and the
nation,” said Lisa Diaz, U of I Extension assistant dean and
director of Illinois 4-H. “As we look ahead to the future, we are
proud of the dedication, service, and fortitude of the young men and
women who have developed through our 4-H programs.”
All Illinois State 4-H awards and Legacy of Leadership Scholarships
are supported through donor gifts to the Illinois 4-H Foundation.
About 4-H: Illinois 4-H strives to help youth learn skills
for living. University of Illinois Extension provides 4-H programs
in every county in Illinois. Illinois 4-H aims to impact the lives
of 200,000 youth each year through sustained learning clubs and
groups and short-term programming.