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41st National 4-H Club Congress
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41st National 4-H Club Congress, Chicago, Ill.,--James L. Stellard, supervisor, youth educational activities, American Oil Company, seated on tractor, poses with the 12 winners in the national 4-H Club tractor program. Each of the winners received a $400 college scholarship during the National 4-H Club Congress. The winners, left to right, front row, are: Robert Laseter, 17, Stone Mountain, Ga.; LeRoy Zeiner, 20, Fillmore, Ind.; Bill Hawks, 18, Hernando, Miss; and George Merritt, 18, Dacherd, Tenn. (Back row): Robert Taylor Jr., 19, Spencer, Mass.; Dwight Schmidt, 18, Monroe, Mich.; Dale Johnson, 16, Carlsbad, N. Mex.; Ronald Diedrichs, 17, Brighton, Colo.; Jerry Mickelson, 18, Newfield, N.Y.; Paul Gallimore Jr., 19 Lexington, N.C.; Chuck Robinette, 17, Douglas, Okla.; and Larry Swisher, 17, Lost Creek, W. Va. Scholarships for Diedrichs, Zeiner and Schmidt were given by Standard Oil Foundation, Inc. (Chicago). Awards for Laseter, Tayler, Hawks, Mickelson, Gallimore, Merritt and Swisher were given by American Oil Foundation. Those for Johnson and Robinette were provided by Humble Oil & Refining Company. The national 4-H tractor program is conducted by the Cooperative Extension Service and is arranged by the National 4-H Service Committee.

Chicago (Ill.)
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