4-H Foundation scholarship awards

The Huntington County 4-H Foundation announces the recipients of two of its scholarships.

Alyssa Aughinbaugh, the daughter of Robert and Tiann Aughinbaugh, received the Huntington County 4-H Fair Association Indiana 4-H Foundation Senior Scholarship for 2013, and Jackson Johnson, the son of Michael and Karen Johnson, received the Huntington County 4-H Leaders Association Indiana 4-H Foundation Senior Scholarship for 2013. 

Aughinbaugh has been a member of Huntington County 4-H and the Hoosier Boosters 4-H Club for 10 years. She has been involved in the foods, food preservation, garden, goat, rabbits, sheep, swine and poultry projects for most of her 4-H career.

Aughinbaugh is also a sixth year Junior Leader and has served in different leadership roles within the Junior Leader program.

Johnson has been a member of Huntington County 4-H and the Pork Chop 4-H Club for 10 years. He has participated in the goat and swine projects during his entire 4-H career.

Scholarships are for graduating high school youth involved in 4-H who are planning to further their education.

For more information on how to become involved with 4-H, contact Julia Miller, Extension educator, 4-H Youth Development, Huntington County at 358-4826, or jwickert@purdue.edu.

The office is located in the Courthouse Annex - 354 N. Jefferson St., Suite 202, Huntington.