Extension News

Plymouth County 4-H Member Receives C.J. Gauger 4-H Scholarship

5/12/2006

AMES, Iowa-- A $750 scholarship has been awarded to a Plymouth County 4-H member. Greta Johnson, Ireton, has received the C.J. Gauger 4-H Scholarship sponsored by the Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship Endowment Fund.

 

Johnson, a 10-year member, is the daughter of Carl and Joan Johnson. She has been active in clothing, communications and music project areas and has served as president, vice-president and secretary of her 4-H club. Johnson also has been awarded the AK-SAR-BEN, "I Dare You," and Achievement awards in the past. She has participated in county, area and state 4-H councils, been named a National 4-H Congress delegate and an Iowa 4-H Foundation Trustee.  In school, Johnson is active in National Honor Society, band and orchestra and was president of her freshman and sophomore classes.

 

"4-H has given me many opportunities to use and improve my leadership and communication skills," Johnson said. "From the first time I gave a presentation to my local club to being interviewed for National Congress, I have grown as a leader, communicator and citizen."

 

Johnson is currently a senior at LeMars Community High School and plans to attend
Iowa State University to major in political science.

 

For more information about 4-H, contact the Iowa State University Extension office in your county.

 

-30-

Contacts :

Mitchell Hoyer, 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, mhoyer@iastate.edu

Carol Ouverson, Extension Communication and Marketing, (515) 294-9640, couverso@iastate.edu

cjk