Sarah Smoot is the recipient of the inaugural Charles L. Whitehair Memorial Scholarship.
This scholarship was established in memory of Charles (Chuck) L. Whitehair to honor a graduating student from Delaware County who was involved with Delaware County 4-H Program or Future Farmers of America. Chuck was a sixth-generation Delaware County farmer, an active community member, the father of four daughters, Whitney, Morgan, Macy and Abigail. Chuck was also a ten-year 4-H member and served as a mentor to new generations of 4-H participants.
Smoot, a graduate of Wes-Del Middle/High School, plans to attend Purdue University to study veterinary nursing and exploratory studies. She is the daughter of Rod and Jan Smoot.