receive 4-H endowment scholarships
The Idaho 4-H Endowment Board awarded six $1000 scholarships in the state for 2007 to assist Idaho 4-H members with post-high school education in Idaho. Two of those recipients are Idaho County 4-H members.Carolyn Sonnen, daughter of Greg & Colleen Sonnen of Cottonwood and Kylie Uhlorn, daughter of Darrel & Mary Uhlorn of Cottonwood have been awarded a $1,000 from the Idaho 4-H Endowment. Both are 10 year members of the Idaho County 4-H Program.The Idaho 4-H Endowment provides financial resources for youth development through 4-H. The 4-H Endowment Fund helps Idaho 4-H Members by providing · financial assistance for youth participating in state and national 4-H youth programs · participation in special regional and national educational seminars and conferences· adult volunteer leadership training programs · scholarships for 4-H'ers to attend college or vocational school.The scholarship applications were scored on Academic Information/Career Goals(20 points), Personal Growth and Development through 4-H (30 points), Growth through 4-H Leadership, Citizenship & Community Service (40 points, and Growth through Leadership, Citizenship, and Activities Outside 4-H (10 points).
Farm Bureau announces Scholarship Winners
Daniel Forsmann and Nicole Nida are winners of Scholarships from Idaho County Farm Bureau. Each will receive $500 towards their college education.
Daniel Forsmann, son of Joe and Rene Forsmann, Cottonwood, is majoring in Pharmacy/Pharmacology at Washington State University, Pullman.
Nicole Nida, daughter of Robert and Linda Nida, Cottonwood, plans to attend North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, studying Science and the Medical field.
Daniel's application was sent to the Office at Pocatello for competition on the state level.
Thanks to all who sent in applications.
Nuxoll selected to attend conference
Sacajawea Freshman Lauren Nuxoll has been selected to attend the 2007 Congressional Student Leadership Conference, sponsored by LeadAmerica She received the invitation from Lead America to participate in their Congressional Student Leadership Conference earlier this spring. Lead America is an organization that provides college-accredited summer leadership programs to students who are “academically talented and promising young leaders from across the United States and internationally,” according to Lead America’s press release.
Students select an academic area to study, choosing from among Government & Politics, Engineering & Robotics, Global Business & Entrepreneurship, Law & Trial Advocacy, and Medicine & Healthcare. In addition, students are taken through LeadAmerica’s leadership curriculum, which is designed to enhance their ability to lead in their personal, academic, and professional lives. Students who complete the course earn one college credit.
Nuxoll has chosen the Engineering, Science & Robotics program in Boston, Massachusetts. Students spend 10 days at Franklin W. Olin College attending lectures and discussion. In addition, they will:
• Build and launch a rocket to simulate overcoming gravitational constraints
• Compete in engineering and design challenges
• Meet prominent professionals in engineering fields
• Explore the ethical issues raised by rapidly developing technologies
• Learn how engineering has impacted the history of mankind and vise-versa
Participants will attend field trips intended to expose students to the city in which the conference is held, conference participants take trips to scientific museums, research laboratories, and university engineering departments.
LeadAmerica is the national premier youth leadership organization. Its mission is to transform the world’s next generation of leaders by educating, inspiring, and instilling in them ethical and principled leadership values, attitudes, and skills. With a rich history dating back over 17 years, LeadAmerica is committed to educating and empowering young leaders. Each of its high school conferences is college-accredited and its programs are approved activities of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Lauren is the daughter of Phil Nuxoll and Deborah Snyder, and the granddaughter of Sally Nuxoll and the late Adrian Nuxoll of Greencreek, and Gary & Cara Snyder of Lewiston. For information on the program, check out their Web site at www.leadamerica.org.