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Cabell Midland senior among Ohio Valley Bank scholarship recipients

May 29, 2018 GMT

BARBOURSVILLE — Megan Adkins, Rachel Kesterson, Kira Mullins, Kalesie Henderson, Grace Martin, and Kate Henderson were named the recipients of the 2018 Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship, according to a news release.To date, the bank has helped 223 4-H members pay for college through the program.

Adkins of Ona was named the Cabell County scholar. She is the daughter of Mike and Della Adkins and a member of Ona Rainbow 4-H Club. She will graduate from Cabell Midland High School this spring and plans to attend Marshall University to study business.

Kesterson of Pomeroy, Ohio, was named the Meigs County Scholar. She is the daughter of Randy and Carolyn Kesterson and a member of Busy Beavers 4-H Club. She will graduate from Meigs High School this spring and plans to attend Wilmington College to study sports medicine.

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Mullins of Jackson, Ohio, was named the Jackson County scholar. She is the daughter of James and Dawn Mullins and a member of Country Classics 4-H Club. She will graduate from Jackson High School this spring and plans to attend Ohio Northern University to study political science.

Henderson of Piketon, Ohio, was named the Pike County scholar. She is the daughter of Marvin and Tina Henderson and a member of Westside Hillbillys 4-H Club. She will graduate from Piketon High School this spring and plans to attend Marshall University to study physical therapy.

Martin of Gallipolis, Ohio, was named the Gallia County scholar. She is the daughter of Leanna and Rick Martin and a member of Triangle 4-H Club. She will graduate from Gallia Academy High School this spring and plans to attend West Virginia State University to study criminal justice.

Henderson of Henderson, West Virginia, was named the Mason County scholar. She is the daughter of Jim and Andrea Henderson and a member of Kountry Kritters 4-H Club. She will graduate from Point Pleasant High School this spring and plans to attend West Virginia University to study neonatal nursing.

For more than 30 years the Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship Program has recognized outstanding high school seniors for their accomplishments in 4-H. Recipients receive $3,000 over four years which is presented to them during the county fair.

Winners are determined by 4-H advisers and volunteers. 4-H involvement accounts for 50 percent of the decision. The other half considers the individual’s experiences in other groups and activities, academic accomplishments and potential for success.