Patton receives scholarship

State Master, Sue Roy, presented Ryan Patton with a $1,000 scholarship during the recent Ewing Grange meeting.

LOGAN —Ewing grange held the July 8 meeting at 6:30 with a potluck supper enjoyed by 20 Ewing members, three juniors, three Hocking Grange members and three guests.

Asa Houchin offered prayer before the meal. Master Caroyln Kienzle introduced Ohio State Grange State Master Sue Roy and her husband Bruce as special guests for the evening.

Stephanie Blackford, lecturer, presented a program on The Ohio Grange Patrons of Husbandry Foundation. This foundation was formed in 2016 to promote programs for the preservation, interpretation and continuing legacy of the Grange The Foundation will be an advocate for all who believed in agriculture and the needs of rural America through education and encouraging the American culture, heritage, citizenship by facilitating charitable activities to benefit those in need.

A scholarship grant was created for high school graduates accepted to the Ohio State University to pursue a degree from the College of Food,Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Ryan Patton, a recent 2019 LHS graduate applied for the grange scholarship meeting all the above qualifications and has been accepted to The Ohio State University ATI (Agricultural Technical Institute) in Wooster.

State Master, Sue Roy was pleased to announce and present Ryan Patton with $1,000 scholarship to pursue his degree in the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences in the fall.

Upcoming activities of Ewing Grange, initiation of two new members July 29; family activity grangers sewing and photography contest entries Aug. 13; picnic in the park and brown bag auction Aug. 26; and serving food at two farm auctions on Aug. 24 and Sept. 14.

Submitted by Karen Cottrill

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