Extension News

Cass County 4-H Member Receives Orscheln 4-H Scholarship

5/4/2005

AMES, Iowa -- A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to a Cass County 4-H member. Michelle Euken, Lewis, received a Orscheln 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Orscheln Farm & Home Supply Co., Inc.

 

Euken, a 10-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Randy and Jill Euken. She has served as president and treasurer of her 4-H club. Euken has participated most actively in the beef, swine, home improvement, food and nutrition and photography project areas. Euken has held offices on her County Youth Council and her County Youth Action Committee. She has exhibited beef at the Iowa State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben. Euken has received county senior project awards for beef, food and nutrition and achievement.

 

"4-H has influenced my life in many ways. Through my livestock projects, I have learned to keep track of expenses and income," Euken said. "4-H has also helped me learn leadership and communication skills through educational presentations and organizing day camps and project workshops."

 

Euken is a senior at Atlantic High School. She plans to attend Iowa State University to study agricultural business.

 

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