Extension News

Johnson County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

9/27/2005

AMES, Iowa -- Rachel Wall of Johnson County received a state 4-H leadership project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Iowa 4-H Foundation and the Zetta Lind Memorial. Wall, 17, is the daughter of Tom and Anita Wall of Iowa City.

 

During her nine years of 4-H involvement, Wall has completed several major projects including leadership, citizenship, communication, food and nutrition and self-determined. She has served her local 4-H club as president, secretary, treasurer, reporter and bulletin board chairperson. Wall has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference/Animal Science Roundup in Ames, Iowa and the National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. She has served on her County 4-H Council and has received a state 4-H project award in citizenship.  Wall has also received a food and nutrition project award, was the 2005 Johnson County Fair Queen and a delegate to 2005 Girls State.

 

"4-H has given me a solid foundation of leadership, citizenship and communication skills that will benefit me throughout the rest of my life," said Wall.  "4-H has given me a strong basis of morals and values and has allowed me to spend time with my family."

 

Wall is a senior at West Branch High School. 

 

For more information on how to get involved in 4-H contact your county's Iowa State University Extension office.

 

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Contacts :

Brenda Allen, 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1567, bsallen@iastate.edu

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