Anderegg and Eiben Photography Exhibits Receive Special Honors

Medals have been awarded to Clayton County 4-H members Rachel Anderegg, Guttenberg and Matt Eiben, Colesburg.  These outstanding 4-H photography project awards are sponsored by The Professional Photographers of Iowa.  The projects were exhibited in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.  Rachel is a member of the Jefferson Go Hawks 4-H Club and has been enrolled in the photography project for six years. Matt is a member of the Mallory Minks 4-H club and has been enrolled in photography project for 3 years.
 "These 4-H'ers have demonstrated outstanding learning and ability in photography and the visual arts," said Ray Reynolds, 4-H Photography Iowa State Fair Superintendent.  "Their projects have allowed them to learn new techniques and try a variety of creative media."
 Iowa has more than 14,000 4-H'ers enrolled in photography, among the highest in the 50 states, according to Mitchell Hoyer, program specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development and 4-H Exhibits Building Superintendent.
 "It's great that sponsors recognize and encourage youth to explore a wide variety of talents through 4-H projects," Hoyer said. "4-H members will be able to experience and experiment with different media through continued support."
 "We are very proud of the personal accomplishments of 4-H participants in this project area and the educational learning experiences they gain," said LuAnn Johansen, Assistant Director of ISU Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development.
 For more 4-H information, contact Clayton County ISU Extension office at 563-245-1451.

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