Bio: Stumpner, Virginia (Homemaker Award-1958)
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-------Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal Clark Co., Wis.) 02/06/1958
-------Stumpner, Virginia (Homemaker Award - Jan 1958)
Virginia Stumpner Is Chosen Homemaker
The Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tommorrow in Loyal High School is Virginia Lee Stumpner.
She received the highest score in a written examination on homemaking knowledge and attitudes, administered Dec. 3, to senior girls in the graduating class. Her examination paper will be entered in competition to name this states candidate for the title of All-American Homemaker of Tomorrow and will also be considered for the runnerup award to the state. For her achievement, she will receive an award pin designed by Trifari of New York.
The national winner in the fourth annual Betty Crocker Search conducted among 327,000 young women in 11,800 of the nations public, private, and parochial high schools will be named April 17 at a banquet in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
General Mills is sponsor of the program designed to assist schools in education for home and famkly living. This year's huge entry bring the four-year participation over the million mark. A total of 1,071,000 girls has enrolled in this national homemaking project since it was launched in 1955. A total of $106,000 in scholarships will be awarded this year.
Each State Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow will receive a $1,500 scholarship and an educational trip with her school advisor to Washington D.C., colonial Williamsburg, Va., and New York City. A $500 scholarship will be awarded the second ranking girl in each state. The school of the state winner will receive a set of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
The scholarship of the girl named All-American Homemaker of Tomorrow will be increased to $5,000. Girls who rank second, third and fourth in the nation will receive $4,000, $3,000 and $2,000 scholarships respectively.
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