Extension News

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

7/2/2007

AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Warren County 4-H member. Alexandria Henry, Indianola, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

 

Henry, a nine-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Keith and Marie Henry. She has participated most actively in the project areas of swine, market beef and food and nutrition. On the county level, she has received awards for senior animal science and proficiency in advanced cattle feeders. She served as president, vice-president and treasurer of her 4-H club. She was also a member in her county 4-H council and attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference and Citizenship Washington Focus program.

 

“4-H has been a major influence in my life,” Henry said. “The experience of 4-H has developed my leadership and communication skills that I will use on a daily basis.”

 

Henry is a graduate of Indianola High School and plans to major in liberal arts with an emphasis in pre-veterinary medicine at Des Moines Area Community College.

 

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.

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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