AMES, Iowa-- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Clinton County 4-H member. Marla Stevenson, Wheatland, has received the Tubbs 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Ed Tubbs of Maquoketa.
Stevenson, a nine-year member, is the daughter of Terry and Mary Stevenson. She is involved in communications, food and nutrition, clothing, and beef project areas. Stevenson has served on county, area and state levels of 4-H council and was a 2004 Citizenship Washington Focus delegate. She also has served as president, secretary and treasurer of her 4-H club. Stevenson has shown at the Iowa State Fair for several years and has won Outstanding Senior Exhibitor at a county club show in the past. In school, she is active in band, dance team and National Honor Society.
"4-H has always provided me with opportunities to grow and by taking advantage of these opportunities, I have gained the skills, knowledge and confidence to continue my education," Stevenson said. "Because 4-H has enriched my life, my involvement in 4-H will continue well into my adult life."
Stevenson is currently a senior at Calamus-Wheatland High School and plans to attend Iowa State University to study accounting and finance.
For more information about 4-H, contact the Iowa State University Extension office in your county.