Scholarship for 4-H program participants being offered to graduating seniors

The Northern Chautau-qua Community Foundation is pleased to announce that scholarship applications are being accepted for the Terence J. Centner Agricultural and Environmental 4-H Scholarship.

Terence (Terry) J. Centner established this fund to honor his parents, Harry E. and Mary Ellen Centner. Harry and Mary Ellen, residents of the Town of Dunkirk, helped a generation of 4-Hers to enjoy a multitude of 4-H projects and activities.

Each year, a scholarship is awarded to a high school senior accepted to a 4-year college or university who has completed an outstanding agricultural or environmental 4-H Project. Graduating seniors from Dunkirk, Fredonia, Brocton, Silver Creek, Forestville, Westfield, and Ripley school systems are eligible to apply. Applications are available from the school’s guidance department or at Completed applications must be returned to the guidance department by May 1, 2018.

For more information on this or other scholarships held at the NCCF, visit, or contact the NCCF scholarship coordinator at 366-4892 or