Extension News

Adams County 4-H Member Receives Stakey 4-H Scholarship

5/4/2005

AMES, Iowa -- A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to an Adams County 4-H member. Alyssa Shipley, Nodaway, received the Stakey 4-H Scholarship sponsored by the Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship Fund.

 

Shipley, a 10-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Bill and Diane Shipley. She has served as historian and reporter of her 4-H club. Shipley has participated most actively in the clothing, food and nutrition, visual arts, swine, sheep and photography project areas. She has served on her county 4-H council and attended the Citizenship-Washington Focus conference. Shipley has been a frequent participant in the Iowa State Fair 4-H exhibits and Share the Fun. She received a county citizenship and agriculture award and was a

4-H Fair queen candidate.

 

"4-H has been an important part of my life for the past 10 years," Shipley said. "My interest in fashion design began as a simple 4-H project for the Adams County Fair. My dream is to someday own my own line of clothing. 4-H has helped me to choose my future career, to develop leadership skills and to be oriented to achieve my future goals."

 

Shipley is a senior Villisca Community High School. She plans to attend Iowa State University to study apparel merchandising, design and production.

 

For more information about 4-H, contact the Iowa State University Extension office in your county.

 

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Contacts :
Mitchell Hoyer, 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, mhoyer@iastate.edu

Carol Ouverson, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-9640, couverso@iastate.edu

 

Tracy S. Petersen, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-9915