Paul and Jean Hoshiko Memorial
Samantha is the daughter of Wendy and Justin Markwardt of Greeley, CO. Samantha is a senior at Northern Colorado Christian Academy and is looking to attend Aims Community College in Greeley. She is considering a career in education, marine biology, or psychology. Samantha is interested in education as she enjoys teaching and helping others by giving them the necessary skills to succeed in life.
Samantha is a 11-year member of the Small-Town Critters 4-H club. Through her 4-H experience, she is now more confident when it comes to new things and also learned to work with animals. She is the person she is today due to her time in 4-H and the impact it had on her life.
Samantha is the recipient of the Paul & Jean Hoshiko Family Memorial Scholarship.