Alletta Schadler Scholarship
Date and Location
When (Date/Time)March 31, 2014 5:00 PM to May 1, 2014 6:00 PM
Alletta Schadler Biography and Scholarship Information:
Alletta Schadler (Letie) served as Home Economist, Family Living Agent and County Extension Director with Penn State Cooperative Extension from 1969 thru 1999 in Lebanon County. In 1974 she was appointed the first female County Extension Director in Pennsylvania. Her main program focus was food and nutrition, food safety and food preservation but she also worked in the areas of leadership development, textiles and clothing and home management. She was active with 4-H programs and supported the Master Gardener Program. Letie reached thousands of people who attended programs, read feature columns in the Lebanon Daily News, and listened to her many hours of talk radio. She still encourages folks of all ages to learn new things and inspires others to enter the profession of Family and Consumer Science. The Alletta Schadler Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student pursuing a profession in Family Living and Consumer Science.
> Submit applications by March 31
> Announce Scholarship Recipient(s) by May 1