4-Hers tell commissioners thanks for the support

Cora Bower, Joscelyn Riddles, Nolan Bower, Drew Kurosky, Kooper Hansard, Walker Strahan, Emma Strahan, Bear Bower and Matthew Wallace all Montague County 4-H members addressed the commissioner’s court Monday. (Photo by Barbara Green )

Montague County 4-H members thanked the commissioner’s court for its support as they talked about their past year’s projects and scholarships some of their graduated seniors received.
Nine youngsters appeared before the court during Monday’s meeting. Forestburg’s Cora Bower and Jocelyn Riddle and Bowie’s Matthew Wallace, recent graduates told the court about their success in obtaining scholarships in part thanks to their 4-H experience.
Bower received a $20,000 scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show through her animal projects. Riddles is receiving a $120,000 Terry scholarship that spans four years, while Wallace will receive a $20,000 4-H scholarship.
County AgriLife Extension Agents Justin Hansard and Melanie Potter received appreciation from the students for their work. Hansard also reported Jodi Toler will receive a $3,000 4-H scholarship.

Read the full story of Monday’s meeting in the mid-week News.