Scholarships awarded to students at county fair


By Linda Moody - lmoody@aimmedianetwork.com



The mothers of two college students who were unable to attend Thursday’s ceremony accepted $1,000 each in scholarships from the Darke County 4-H Committee. Shown are Spring Fox, left, mother of Bryant Fox, a freshman at the University of Findlay; and Diane Miller, mother of Emily Miller, who is a freshman at The Ohio State University. Fox is a 2016 graduate of Ansonia High School/Miami Valley CTC and is a member of the Greenville Rangers 4-H Club, and Miller is a 2016 Arcanum High School graduate and member of This & That 4-H Club.


GREENVILLE — Scholarships were presented to some 4-Hers just before the start of the Great Darke County Fair’s Parade of Champions on Thursday morning.

Allen Whittaker presented a $2,500 scholarship to Riley Hollinger in memory of his daughter, Sarah Whittaker. Accepting the award on Riley’s behalf was her mother. The daughter of Doug and Amy Hollinger, Riley is attending Ohio State University Ag Technology Center at Wooster.

Bruce and Mary Williams attended the ceremony to award scholarships in memory of their daughter, Lori, who died 20 years ago.

The Williamses presented the Lori Williams Memorial 4-H Scholarship to Emily Miller, daughter of Brad and Diane Miller. She is a 2016 graduate of Arcanum High School and a freshman at Ohio State University. Recipients of the Lori Williams Advanced Scholarships were Micaela Wright, daughter of Mark and Melissa Wright; Dylan Hesson, son of Doug and Sherry Hesson; and Rachel Osterloh, daughter of Luke and Sharon Osterloh. Wright attends Ohio State University; Hess, Wright State University; and Osterloh, Bowling Green State University. All of these awards were accepted by family members as the recipients are all in college and unable to attend.

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The mothers of two college students who were unable to attend Thursday’s ceremony accepted $1,000 each in scholarships from the Darke County 4-H Committee. Shown are Spring Fox, left, mother of Bryant Fox, a freshman at the University of Findlay; and Diane Miller, mother of Emily Miller, who is a freshman at The Ohio State University. Fox is a 2016 graduate of Ansonia High School/Miami Valley CTC and is a member of the Greenville Rangers 4-H Club, and Miller is a 2016 Arcanum High School graduate and member of This & That 4-H Club.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2016/08/web1_topawardsbrianemilyPRINT-1.jpgThe mothers of two college students who were unable to attend Thursday’s ceremony accepted $1,000 each in scholarships from the Darke County 4-H Committee. Shown are Spring Fox, left, mother of Bryant Fox, a freshman at the University of Findlay; and Diane Miller, mother of Emily Miller, who is a freshman at The Ohio State University. Fox is a 2016 graduate of Ansonia High School/Miami Valley CTC and is a member of the Greenville Rangers 4-H Club, and Miller is a 2016 Arcanum High School graduate and member of This & That 4-H Club.

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By Linda Moody

lmoody@aimmedianetwork.com

This writer may be reached at 937-569-4315. Follow her on Facebook and join the conversation and get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

This writer may be reached at 937-569-4315. Follow her on Facebook and join the conversation and get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.