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Farm Show Scholarships
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junior Livestock Sale toward
scholarships. It is intended to
strengthen the youth program at
Farm Show by rewarding 4-H and
pFA members who are excelling in
4,H and FFA programs.
“Looking at the caliber of the 41
applicants, we have really seen
some outstanding youth making a
tremendous inipact in their com
munities,” said Ken Winebark,
chairman of the Scholarship Com
mittee and a director of the year
old Farm Show Scholarship
Foundation. “We can make a
strong impact in agriculture in the
future with good leaders.
“We hope to strengthen the
financial support for the Farm
Show Foundation through mem
berships and the sale of animals
this year so we’ll be able to offer
more scholarships to more stu
dents in the future,” he added.
Receiving a scholarship award
was Daryl Jay Bomgardner, son of
Charles! & Marlene Bomgardner
of Annville. Daryl graduated from
Annville Cleona High School,
where he was active in the Nation
al Honor Society, basketball, track
and baseball. He is currendy a
junior at Penn State majoring in
dairy and animal science.
Four years ago Daryl exhibited
the grand champion market hog
and donated $3,000 of his pro
ceeds back to the 4-H and FFA.
He’s been a Farm Show exhibitor
in swine and beef for nine years as
a member of 4-H and FFA.
“Raising and exhibiting lives
tock projects has provided me with
various experiences and benefits,”
Daryl said. “It has provided me
with lifelong friendships, respon
sibilities, a hard work ethic, know
ledge and financial support”.
Amysue Eshelroan, daughter of
Larry and Susan Eshelman of
Sinldng Spring, also received a
Amysue is a graduate of Gove
nor Mifflin High School where she
was an honor student and is cur
rently a sophomore at Penn State
University majoring in dairy and
She is a member of the Block
and Bridle Club, Gougletesville
Grange, Berks Cattlemans Associ
ation and was the 1992 Pennsylva
nia Wool Queen. Amysue has
exhibited lambs, hogs and steers at
the Farm Show since 1984 and
won the shepherd’s contest in
1992. She has received numerous
awards and held a variety of
offices during her 10 years in 4-H.
“Four-H activities have pro
vided the tools for me to learn
important social, professional and
work ethic skills that are so impor
tant in being a productive and
effecdvemember of the agricultur
al socielty,” Amysue said.
Kimberly Ann Frantz, daughter
of Tom and Karen Frantz of Seven
Valleys, is a graduate of Dallas
town Area High School where she
was active in field hockey and is
now a freshman at Millersville
University, majoring in biology.
She has exhibited several
champions and reserve champions
at the Farm Show, including the
champion Duroc market hog in
1991 and the Duroc bred gilt in
1989, and has been involved with
the Pennsylvania Pork Producers
”1 like helping younger 4-H
membelts, watching their faces
light up as they receive a blue rib
bon,” Kimberly said, “proving
how important 4-H is to America
and its youth. Despite any sharp
turns which my future may take.
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