Two Elbert graduating seniors earn scholarships Two Elbert County graduating seniors are the recipients of $200 scholarships. McKenzi Digby and Drew …
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Two Elbert graduating seniors earn scholarships
Two Elbert County graduating seniors are the recipients of $200
McKenzi Digby and Drew Button earned the scholarships, sponsored
by Elbert County Sun Country Family & Education.
Digby, graduating from Simla High School, plans to attend
Northeastern Junior College in Sterling where she will pursue a
degree in agricultural business and animal science. A 4-H member,
she has held numerous offices at the county and district level and
was selected as a Citizen Washington Focus Delegate and traveled to
Washington, D. C. She is a member of the 4-H Livestock Judging Team
that competed in Kansas City as well as attending the National 4-H
Congress in Atlanta, Ga.
McKenzi also earned the honor of Colorado State 4-H Modeling
Champion. School has also given her leadership opportunities as
National Honors Society President, Students Against Destructive
Decisions, Future Business Leaders of America and Student Council.
Playing the piano for the Ramah Baptist Praise Team has been an
outlet for her passion for music.
Button, an Elizabeth High School graduate, will enter the
watershed science program at Colorado State University this fall.
Grade school science fairs inspired an interest in water use and
conservation and understanding its cycles and properties in nature.
With a passion for the outdoors he has worked outdoor related
summer jobs, loves to hike and hang out with his friends and family
and enjoys fine art and music.
Through the Boy Scouts of America Drew completed his Eagle Scout
project restoring the entry zone of his church where he has been an
active member. Through the student council at Elizabeth High School
he was able to complete smaller scale community service
Call 303-646-4882 for information.
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