4-H students get scholarships from forestry group

Seven Linn County forestry 4-H’ers have been awarded scholarship money through the Linn County Small Woodlands Association.

The students shared a total of $1,600 in scholarship money that is raised through the annual Linn County Small Woodlands seedling sale.

The money is used to purchase 4-H activity tools and supplies and other academic uses.

Judging was done Tuesday, March 23. 4-H advisor Fay Sallee hosted the event.

Students receiving money are Andrew Bradford, Gabriel Bradford, Elizabeth Kincade, Emily Kincade, Ryan Henry, Conner Tye and Haley Tye. 

Judging was based on the students’ award application, annual record books and an interview. Covid precautions were in place for the day.

Judging this year’s event were Steve and Katie Kohl, Bob and Mary Brendle and Larry and Nancy Mauter.

4-H forestry students and their families are among the volunteers who work at the annual seedling sale.