Jordan Brown, the daughter of John and Allisa Brown of LaGrange, has received an Indiana 4-H Foundation Senior Scholarship for 2013.
Her award was endowed by the LaGrange County 4-H Swine Committee and is annually given to a senior applicant who has participated in the 4-H Swine project for at least five years. Brown has been a member of LaGrange County 4-H for 10 years and participated in several 4-H projects in addition to swine, including goat, rabbit, sewing, and fashion review.
Jordan is the reigning Miss LaGrange County and represented the county in last year’s Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant. She will graduate ninth in her class from Lakeland High School this spring and plans to attend Hope College in Holland, Mich., to study nursing. Jordan recently completed a two-year term as a youth representative on the Purdue Extension Board.
“We would like to thank the many individuals and corporations who give generously to make our scholarship program possible and for investing in 4-H youth” said Executive Director Liz Ellis. Scholarships are for graduating high school youth involved in 4-H who are planning to further their education. Each year the Indiana 4-H Foundation awards over $120,000 in scholarships to 4-H youth.
For more information on how to become involved with 4-H or how to apply for 4-H scholarships, contact the Purdue Extension Office at 499-6334 or e-mail John Emerson at jremerson @purdue.edu.
4-H is the largest informal youth organization in Indiana. The Indiana 4-H Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that builds partnerships to secure financial support, advocacy and promotion of Indiana 4-H Youth Development now and for generations to come.
For more information about the Indiana 4-H Foundation, creating a 4-H scholarship, or sponsoring a 4-H scholarship, e-mail Liz Ellis at liz-ellis@ purdue.edu.