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


AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Calhoun County 4-H member. Aaron Dooley, Rockwell City, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.


Dooley, a six-year 4-H member, is the son of Joy and John Maguire. He has participated most actively in the project areas of horse, chicken and rabbit. On the county level, he has received the Ak-Sar-Ben award, and the “I Dare You” award. He served as president and vice-president of his 4-H club. He was also a member in his county 4-H council, area 4-H council, county youth committee, Iowa 4-H Youth Council and attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.


“4-H has developed and influenced me by opening my eyes up to the different opportunities available,” Dooley said.


Dooley is a student at Des Moines Area Community College and is majoring in agriculture business.


In Iowa, the 4-H program is a part of Iowa State University Extension and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames. For more information about 4-H, how to get involved, or how to apply for a 4-H scholarship contact the local county office of ISU Extension.



Contacts :
Mitchell Hoyer, 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, mhoyer@iastate.edu Carol Ouverson, Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-9640, couverso@iastate.edu