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Scholarships, Grants and Recognition Committee

The Scholarships, Grants and Recognition Committee administers and provides leadership to the state, regional and national award programs and oversees the selection and distribution of professional development scholarships. 

2023 Chair: Jessica Rockey (rockey.16@osu.edu

Scholarships

Click here for current Scholarship and First-timer Scholarship information.

  • Professional Development (Scholarship) Winners (May 2023)
  • Heather Reister, educator, family and consumer sciences, Butler County ($600 for participation in the Certified Infant Sleep Consultation Training)
  • Joshua Winters, educator, agriculture and natural resources, Jackson County ($600 for participation in the ANR Professionals Retreat)
  • Margo Long, program manager, Ohio 4-H Workforce Development and Pathways, state 4-H office ($600 for participation in the Mike Rowe Work Ethic Training)
  • Cheryl Kleckner, program specialist, SNAP-Ed, Northwest Region ($115 for participation in Developing Coaching Skills)
  • Emily Masters, educator, 4-H youth development, Butler County ($600 for participation in the National ESP Conference)
  • Amanda Douridas, educator, agriculture and natural resources, Madison County ($475 for participation in the National Extension Conference on Volunteerism)

Professional Development (Scholarship) Winners (February 2023)

  • Carol Smathers, field specialist, youth nutrition and wellness, FCS state office ($750 for participation in the 4-H Global Summit)
  • Ted Wiseman, educator, agriculture and natural resources, Perry County ($750 for participation in the International Grassland Congress)
  • Laura Stanton, educator, family and consumer sciences, Warren County ($250 for participation in Inside Out International Conference)
  • Mackenzie Lowe, educator, 4-H youth development, Meigs County ($250 for participation in Real Colors Facilitator Training)
  • Sarah Longo, program coordinator, 4-H youth development, 4-H state office ($250 for participation in Real Colors Facilitator Training)
  • Steve Brady, educator, 4-H youth development, Warren County ($250 for participation in the Global Engagement Certificate Program)
  • Bruce Zimmer, educator, 4-H youth development, Washington County ($250 for participation in the National Extension Conference on Volunteerism)
  • Katie Cole, educator, 4-H youth development, Seneca County ($250 for participation in Real Colors Facilitator Training)

Recognition

Click here for Ohio JCEP Awards information and applications.

Grants

Click here for program grant opportunities information and application.

Additional information

Ohio JCEP Scholarships, Grants and Recognition Committee Guidelines