MERCERVILLE — Joshua T. Henry, son of Matthew and Melissa Henry of Gallipolis has been named the recipient of the Leonard Newberry “Farmer’s Heart” Memorial Scholarship.
Henry will receive a $500 scholarship to attend Ohio State University ATI, where he will pursue a degree in animal science with a focus on livestock.
Henry attended South Gallia High School where he served in many clubs including 4-H, Gallia County Jr. Fairboard, FFA, FCCLA, Student Council, and National Beta Club.
This scholarship is in remembrance of Leonard Newberry, a dedicated farmer in Gallia County who believed in the American Dream to further education and pursue goals. It is funded by Leonard’s family, who wanted to use his life to symbolize a farmer’s journey in learning agriculture.