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2013 Scholarship Winners!

Claude and Loraine Miller Scholarship
Claude and Loraine Miller farmed north of Allendale for many years where they raised four children, Cheryl, Mark, Kathy, and Linda, all graduates of Worth County. Their children established a scholarship in memory of their parents. In recent years they have provided financial support for two graduates of Worth County School District.

Rebecca Moore is the daughter of the late Don Moore and Julia (Hardy, '90) Wideman and Mike Wideman ('77). Rebecca is attending Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. Rebecca is the granddaughter of David ('64) and Carolyn (Lynch, '66) Hardy. Rebecca is the fourth generation of the Hardy family to graduate from the Worth County School District as well as from Northwest Missouri State University. Rebecca is working on a degree in accounting.

Chase Thummel, the son of Jeff ('82) and Deb Thummel. Chase just completed his first semester at Northwest Missouri State University where he is majoring in Ag Business.  Chase is involved with the Christian Campus House at Northwest. Recently, Chase had the opportunity to represent the Worth County FFA Chapter and the state of Missouri as one of the four National Finalists in the Beef Production – Placement Proficiency division at the National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Kentucky in October.  Earlier this year, Chase won Champion in the Metal D division at the Missouri State Fair with his cattle working chute and alley.  




Class of '71 Scholarship
The Class of '71 has graciously helped graduating seniors financially since 2012. They have a very giving, caring group of alumni.

Kiley Reynolds is the daughter of Julia Lynch and was selected by the Class of '71 to recieve their scholarship. Kiley is attending North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri.

David and Jeanne Fletchall Scholarship
The David and Jeanne Fletchall Scholarship honors students who give back to those around them to help make their lives better. David and Jeanne were volunteers and helpers in their community. Jeanne volunteered many years at the Worth County School District and especially the library.

Dylan Kinsella is the son of Larry and Janet Kinsella. Dylan is attending Northwest Missouri State University and is majoring in the Social Sciences (History) to be a Social Studies teacher. Dylan is also considering a possible minor in P.E. with coaching. Dylan was a volunteer coach for his brother Drake's basketball team during the summers. Dylan helped coach Drake's team to win the state tournament in Columbia at the Missouri Show-Me-Games. Dylan helps some of the local senior citizens around his neighborhood with odds and ends, moving heavy items, helping change tires, yard work and other various jobs.

Scott Darrach Brain Bowl Scholarship
In 2009, John Rinehart (’87), Tre Grace (’88), and Joel Miller (’88) started a scholarship for the Academic Bowl Team named after long-time teacher/team sponsor Scott Darrach. Each year, a senior from Worth County’s Academic Bowl team is selected to receive a $500 scholarship. The recipient is selected based on team leadership and his/her points scored throughout their careers. David Teeter ('84) and Tracey Steele ('90) have joined up with John, Tre' and Joel to help continue the Academic Bowl’s success.

Grant Parman, the son of David ('78) and Brenda Parman, was selected to recieve the Scott Darrach Academic Bowl Scholarship. Grant was the valedictorian of his class. He was all-conference and high-point person for the Academic Bowl team.  He is attending Northwest Missouri State University and majoring in Ag Business. Grant is active in the Northwest Christian Campus House and completed a mission trip to Haiti in 2013.  



Marie Ross Memorial Scholarship
Marie Ross was a life-long citizen of Worth County. She grew up near Allendale, attended Amity elementary school southwest of Allendale and high school in Grant City. She taught in rural schools in Worth County before marriage, including Freeland, Amity, and Allendale. After marriage she taught elementary curriculum, high school history, and mathematics in Grant City, Albany, Martinsville, Stanberry, the District of Columbia, and at Nocatee Florida Elementary School. Her teaching career spanned more than 40 years. Marie's family is pleased to honor Marie's memory with the creation of a scholarship aimed at fulfilling dreams.

Rebecca Moore is the recipient of the Marie Ross Memorial Scholarship and the daughter of the late Don Moore and Julia
(Hardy, '90) Wideman of Grant City, Missouri.


Worth County Education Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible by the donations received from alumni and supporters of the Foundation. Thank you to our great alumni because of their great support, the Foundatin was able to fund two scholarships in 2013!

Ashley Behrens is the daughter of Robin and Robin Behrens of Grant City.. Ashley used her financial support to attend Northwest Missouri State.


Starla Farnsworth is the daughter of Don and Lori (Tschacer) Farnsworth of Grant City. Starla is attending Northwest Missouri State University and majoring in radiology. Starla reported that she is busy trying to keep her grades up. Starla was a Tiger cheerleader for six years at Worth County School District.