Granger Ariel Scholten wins youth leadership award

Ariel ScholtenSebastopol Grange’s own Ariel Scholten was one of ten Sonoma County high school seniors honored last week for their leadership and civic contributions at the 30th annual Community Youth Service Awards.

Sponsored by The Press Democrat and Oliver’s Market, the event recognizes students with deep volunteer commitments. Winners, who each received $1,000, were chosen from 126 nominees from 20 schools.

Ariel is president of the Sebastopol FFA and the FFA Sonoma Section, which represents nine chapters, including the one she heads in Sebastopol. She’s an officer at Analy’s California Scholarship Federation club, as well as an officer at the Sebastopol Grange. She has worked with the School Garden Network of Sonoma County and Sonoma County Farm Trails.
Read more about Ariel and the awards in the Sonoma Index-Tribune.