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

5/12/2005

AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Clinton County 4-H member. Jeremy Spain, Delmar, received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Spain, a 10-year 4-H member, is the son of Larry and Nancy Spain. He has served as vice president and treasurer of his 4-H club. Spain has participated most actively in the beef, bucket/bottle calf, breeding beef, home improvement and citizenship project areas. He served on his county 4-H council and has received a county citizenship award.

"Through my years in 4-H I have learned how to do many things," Spain said. "I started by setting goals and have grown through accomplishing them."

Spain is a senior at Maquoketa Community High School. He plans to attend Northeast Iowa Community College and enroll in the agriculture and computer analyst program.

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