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Fayette County 4-H Member Receives Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship

5/10/2005

AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Fayette County 4-H member. Niclas Lansing, West Union, received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

 

Lansing, a 10-year 4-H member, is the son of Neil and Julie Lansing. He has served as president, vice president, treasurer and secretary of his 4-H club. Lansing has participated most actively in the dairy, swine, woodworking, sheep and wildlife project areas. He served on his state, county and area 4-H councils and his county youth committee. He also attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference and Citizenship-Washington Focus conference. Lansing has received a state citizenship project award and a county dairy project award.

 

"4-H has helped me improve my communication skills and has allowed me to meet many new people and have lots of fun at the same time," Lansing said.

 

Lansing is a senior at North Fayette High School. He plans to attend Des Moines Area Community College to study diesel mechanics.

 

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