Applications are now available for the George A. Stoudemire Memorial Scholarship.
Mr. Stoudemire was a former Lincoln County Agricultural Extension Chairman and a highly regarded member of the community for almost 30 years.
Scholarships are awarded annually to Lincoln County residents who will be pursuing a degree program at a North Carolina accredited college, university, community college, or technical institute.
Priority will be given to individuals pursuing a degree related to agriculture, natural resources, forestry, family and consumer sciences, 4-H, or community and rural development. Students entering college in 2005 or those already enrolled may apply.
Applications for the George A. Stoudemire Memorial Scholarship are available from high school guidance counselors, horticulture teachers and family and consumer science teachers. They are also available from the Cooperative Extension Service in Lincoln County. The Extension Service is located on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.
Completed applications must be returned to the Extension Service by the close of business on January 31, 2005. For more information, call the Extension Service at 704-736-8452.