Clay County 4-H’ers win Texas Opportunity scholarships

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Two Clay County women were presented with scholarships totaling $20,000 during the Texas 4-H Roundup, June 9-13 at Texas A&M in College Station.

Cassie Pickett of Henrietta has won the $18,000 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship.

Pickett, a member of Clay County 4-H and 2014 graduate of Henrietta High School, will attend Texas Tech University in the fall. She is the daughter of Jack and Shell Pickett of Henrietta.

Stefanie Wolf of Matador, formerly of Byers, has won the $2,000 Texas Thoroughbred Education Fund Scholarship.

Wolf is an alumnus of Clay County 4-H, a 2013 graduate of Henrietta High School and attends Texas Tech University. She is the daughter of Steve and Katie Wolf of Matador.

The program, part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, prepares youth to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence and adulthood through educational experiences in leadership, citizenship and life skills.

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