Hunt awarded 4-H scholarship
June 30, 2022
Wahkiakum 4-H has awarded Grace Hunt a scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to continue "making the best better" in our world. When asked what she learned from her time in 4-H Grace responded, "I am confidant, and I am not afraid to try new things. Over the years, I have internalized one of the 4-H mottos, 'Learn by Doing.' I learned to be a clear communicator, leader, teammate, sister, teacher, student all through active participation in 4-H." Grace has been a 4-H member for 10 years; active in multiple project areas over the years including horse, beef, sewing, creative arts, and fashion review. Grace was a vital youth voice during the summer of 2020 when Washington state was not allowed to hold in-person fairs. She created alternative virtual showmanship practices that guided Wahkiakum 4-H Leaders Council and Wahkiakum County Fair in hosting a virtual fair, one of few in the state. Grace is part of the National 4-H Council's Tech Changemakers program, where she teaches new skills and helps bridge the technology and access gap across our rural community. Grace will attend Oregon State University this Fall as an honor student where she plans to pursue zoology. Courtesy photo.