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Elizabethtown Grange Grants Ag Scholarships

Holly Musser and Madeline Musser have been selected as the recipients of the Elizabethtown Area Grange No. 2076 “Outstanding Senior in Agriculture Education” scholarships for 2018. Both students received a $500 cash award in recognition of their dedication to agriculturerelated studies while in high school. Each was presented her scholarship at her respective high school’s senior awards program.

“Elizabethtown Grange recognizes the importance of young men and women in the multi-faceted field of agriculture. The contributions of these individuals warrants acknowledgement by their fellow citizens and their communities, and we are pleased to assist as they further their education,” said Scott Shank, scholarship committee chairman.

Holly Musser, of Mount Joy, is the daughter of Myron and Sandra Musser. While attending Manheim Central High School, she was active in FFA, earning the Greenhand, Chapter, Red Rose and Keystone degrees. She served as her FFA chapter’s Treasurer and Vice-president, and during her senior year, held the office of Lancaster County FFA secretary. While in school, she also participated in the Lancaster County 4-H Beef Club, serving as treasurer for three years. In addition, she serves as a junior board member for the Manheim Community Farm Show, and is an active member of Mount Joy Mennonite Church’s youth group. In the fall she will be attendingSUNY-Cobleskill to study dairy production and management.

Madeline Musser, of Mount Joy, is the daughter of Greg and Jodi Musser. A graduate of Elizabethtown Area High School, she served as President, Vice-president, and Chaplain of the Elizabethtown FFA. In addition, she served as the sentinel and president of the Lancaster County FFA. She was also a member of the varsity tennis team. She also has been involved with Lancaster County 4-H and the Donegal Presbyterian youth group. She will be attending Penn State University, majoring in agribusiness management.

Established in 1867, the Grange is a family-oriented fraternal organization dedicated to the betterment of rural America through community service, education, legislative action, and fellowship. Anyonw who wants to learn more about the Elizabethtown Grange may contact Matt Espenshade, Master, at 717-361-2844, or visit the Elizabethtown Grange website at

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