Cox receives 4-H leadership scholarship

MANHATTAN – The Kansas 4-H Foundation has selected 67 students to receive more than $70,000 in college scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year, based on their involvement, leadership and citizenship as a member of Kansas 4-H.

Emily Cox of Mankato was a recipient of the Jack and Lindy Lindquist 4-H Y outh Council Leadership Scholarship in the Post Rock District.

Recipients, along with statewide Kansas Award Portfolio (KAP) winners, were recognized at the Emerald Circle Banquet in Manhattan on June 2.

State KAP winners are recognized for their citizenship, leadership, learning and participation within a specific 4-H project area and also earn the opportunity to attend National 4-H Congress, which is in Atlanta, Georgia, each fall. Additionally, they each received a $400 scholarship to put toward the cost of the trip.

The Post Rock District Alumni project award was presented to Patricia Zentz, Jewell. Brayden Carlgren of Formoso, River V alley District in Belleville, received the Wood Science project award. 

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