Eddie Oldham Memorial Scholarship awarded to 4-Her Jaclyn Harms

Pagosa Springs High School graduate Jaclyn Harms is this year’s recipient of the Eddie Oldham Memorial Scholarship.

Jaclyn has been active in the Archuleta County 4-H program for the past 10 years. She has held the office of club president, vice president and treasurer during her years involved with 4-H. She has won numerous awards including first place, Colorado State Fair 4-H Horse Show, Senior Division in English Showmanship, 2008. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America.

Jaclyn will be attending Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Ariz., and intends to pursue a career in Equine Science.

The Eddie Oldham Memorial Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded annually to at least one applicant who has been involved in the 4-H program. This scholarship has given many collegians financial support over the last nineteen years. The scholarship is the only true 4-H renewable scholarship has to offer.

The Eddie Oldham Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 and is overseen by Ike Oldham and his wife Sharron. The scholarship was established when their son, Eddie Oldham, was tragically killed in an accident in 1989.

Donations can be made to this scholarship fund through the Bank of the San Juans or by contacting Archuleta County Extension office at 264-5931.