4-H Leaders’ Association awards scholarships
Each year the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Association awards up to three scholarships to qualified 4-H members who are pursuing programs of study at any accredited college, university or technical college. This year’s recipients of the Lincoln County 4-H Scholarship are Dillon Gnewuch (Gleason), Morgan Wardall (Merrill), and Keia Woller (Merrill).
Dillon, son of Chad and Tena Gnewuch, graduated this year from Rural Virtual Academy. One of his favorite 4-H projects is woodworking which has led him to pursue his degree in the Residential Building Program at North Central Technical College. Dillon has been an active 4-H member since 2005 in the Prairie River Eagles 4-H Club where he has held the offices of Secretary, Treasurer and President. He also serves as a county 4-H Ambassador and as a Youth Director on the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Association Board of Directors.
Morgan, daughter of Janet Wardall, graduated this year from Merrill Senior High School. She is planning to attend the University of Wisconsin Whitewater majoring in business and marketing. Morgan has been an active 4-H member for 10 years in the Barnes Creek Buccaneers 4-H Club where she has held the office of treasurer. She has also been very active in the county horse project group throughout her years in 4-H where she served as the Youth President for several years.
Keia, daughter of Jamie Willis and Keith Woller, graduated in 2017 from Merrill Senior High School and is currently pursuing her degree in the Video Production Program at North Central Technical College. Keia has been an active 4-H member for 12 years in the Merrill Busy Bees 4-H Club where she has held the offices of President, Vice President and Secretary. She has served as a Camp Counselor at 4-H Summer Camps for five years.