Cass County 4-H Member Receives Orscheln 4-H Scholarship
AMES, Iowa -- A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to a Cass County 4-H member. Brandon Buffington, Lewis, received an Orscheln 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Orscheln Farm and Home Supply Co., Inc.
Buffington is the son of Bob and Linda Zimmerman. He has served as president, vice president, treasurer and historian of his 4-H club. Buffington has participated most actively in the beef, swine, crops, dog and feeder calf project areas and has served on his county 4-H council. Buffington is a junior superintendent for the county fair crop show, and has received county awards for beef, swine and crop projects.
"4-H has helped me meet many new people from around the area," Buffington said. "Many of these people have shown me that there are many opportunities in agriculture."
Buffington is a senior at Atlantic High School. He plans to attend Iowa State University and enroll in the agricultural studies program.
For more information about 4-H, contact the Iowa State University Extension office in your county.
Mitchell Hoyer, 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Ouverson, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-9640, email@example.com
Tracy S. Petersen, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-9915