Cayla Taylor
4-H Youth Development

515-294-1877
cayla@iastate.edu

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Twenty-one 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2014 National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in Atlanta, Ga.

With sewing skills, ingenuity and a sense of repurpose, 4-H youth transformed unused t-shirts into cloth diapers during a hands-on service learning project at the 2014 State Awardrobe Clothing Event.

Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2014 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16.

Thirteen teams of youth in grades 5-12 competed in the 2014 4-H Cook This! Final Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have been announced in three age divisions.

Fifty-two Iowa 4-H'ers have been selected to receive state 4-H project awards in 2014. More than 160 4-H youth applied for the awards this year, which are given to youth who have demonstrated mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.

Youth in grades 5-12 are invited to compete in the fifth annual 4-H “Cook This!” culinary challenge. The preliminary competition is June 18 on the Iowa State campus. Top teams will advance to the finale Aug. 7 at the Iowa State Fair.

Four 4-H members have been selected to represent Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 5-10 in Washington, D.C. The youth delegates are Raeann Hanlon, Calhoun County; Paul Elliott, Linn County; and Renae Drey and Tyler Pickhinke, Sac County.

Nineteen Iowa youth delegates returned from National 4-H Congress inspired to make a difference, more culturally aware of the ethnic diversity around the world and in their local communities and having made friendships that will last a lifetime.

Nineteen 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2013 National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga. 

Iowa 4-H'ers transformed old T-shirts into new teddy bears during a service-learning workshop at the 2013 State 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event. The teddy bears will be distributed to child patients at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames and among emergency response vehicles.