Dr. Ivan Rimstidt, local Veterinarian and 4-H supporter, served on the Jefferson County Community Foundation Board of Director. He saw an opportunity to establish a 4-H Scholarship through the foundation. The first were awarded in 1997 with two (2) $500 scholarship winners. Over the years the program has grown to three (3) $1000 scholarships being awarded each year. A total of 44 scholarships have been awarded over the years.
Another fund was set up at the same time for program developmen