Clay County Youth Trust Fund announces scholarships

Clay County Youth Trust Fund announces scholarships The Clay County Youth Trust Fund, Inc. Board has announced the 2000 scholarship recipients.

The Rosie and Vi Venard Scholarship was awarded to Nina Joy. She is a 1999 graduate of Vermillion High School and is attending Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, NE, majoring in biology with goals of going on to optometry school. Joy has been an active member of the Country Gals & Guys 4-H Club. She is the daughter of Keith and Candy Joy.

4-H Scholarships were awarded to Nancy Heine, Patty Crowley, and Krystal Lynch.

Heine is senior at Vermillion High School and plans to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings and major in biology to pursue a professional career in the medical field. Heine has been an active member of the Jolly Juniorettes 4-H Club and is the daughter of Bud and Doris Heine.

Crowley is a senior at Vermillion High School. Upon graduation she plans to attend The University of South Dakota and study elementary education to pursue her interest in working with children. She has been an active member of the Jolly Juniorettes 4-H Club, and is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Crowley.

Lynch is a senior at Vermillion High School. Her plans are to become a registered nurse. She also has been an active member of the Jolly Juniorettes 4-H Club. Her parents are John and Doralee Lynch.

Centennial Scholarships were awarded to seven youth this year.

Robyn Danielson is a 1998 graduate of Vermillion High School, attending Presentation College of Nursing in Aberdeen. Her parents are James and Barbara Danielson.

Helen Payne is a senior at Wakonda High School with plans to major in biology/pre-med at Simpson College, Indianola, IA. She is the daughter of Irwin and Dianne Axlund.

Veronica Gaidelis is a senior at Wakonda High School with plans to attend St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN and major in public relations. She is the daughter of Vitalis and Sonia Gaidelis.

Christy DeLancey, a senior at Wakonda High School, will major in biology at The University of South Dakota this fall. She is the daughter of

Sheryl and Marshall Smith.

Catherine DeLancey, daughter of Marshall and Cheryl Smith and a senior at Wakonda High School, plans to attend Mount Marty College in Yankton and study elementary education.

Todd Nelson, son of Dale and Carolyn Nelson, is a senior at Wakonda High School and will be attending The University of South Dakota majoring in business manage-

ment.

Melissa Lynch, a 1997 graduate of Vermillion High School, is the daughter of John and Doralee Lynch. She is attending The University of South Dakota and majors in elementary special education.

Clay County Youth Trust Fund Scholarships are presented annually to Clay County residents. Venard and 4-H Scholarship applicants must be present or past 4-H members. All applicants must demonstrate abilities in scholastics, leadership and citizenship.

Scholarships are funded from the Clay County Youth Trust Fund, Inc., a nonprofit organization designed to provide funds to aid Clay County youth and youth activities. It is administered by a board of directors comprised of Cathy Powell, Joyce Fredrikson, Roxie Miller, Ralph Westergaard and Phyllis Sternquist.

Rosie Venard was the principle founder and contributor of the fund. Memorials and gifts to the fund are tax exempt.

More information will be available at the Clay County Fair in July.

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