The annual Tricia Vaughan Memorial Scholarship celebrates young leaders who have excelled in their achievements as 4-H club members and at school and in their community. Now in its thirteenth year, the purpose of this program is to develop an awareness of the importance and benefits of higher education. It is offered by the West Niagara Agricultural Society with the cooperation and support of the Niagara 4-H Association to current members of Niagara 4-H who have completed at least six proje...
2015 Tricia Vaughan Scholarship winners
The Tricia Vaughan Memorial Scholarship celebrates young leaders who have excelled in their achievements as 4-H club members and at school and in their community.
This year’s awards were won by three very worthy, hard working students: Benjamin Rauh, Alessandra Bianco and Katie Chechalk and presented by Catharing and Norman Vaughan (parents of Trisha Vaughan).
Photo (From left): Catharine Vaughan, Benjamin Rauh, Alessandra Bianco, Andrew Chechalk accepting for his sister, Katie and Norman Vaughan.
It’s a joint effort of the West Niagara Agricultural Society and The Niagara 4-H Association and is named in memory of Tricia Vaughan, a tireless worker with the Niagara 4-H Association, the West Niagara Agricultural Society and both of its predecessors the Smithville Agricultural Society and the Lincoln Agricultural Society. Tricia died a couple of years ago at a far too young age of 42.
Read complete story from Niagara-this-Week here:http://www.niagarathisweek.com/community-story/5930786-students-receive-financial-boost/
By Ann Marie Chechalk