AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Clayton County 4-H member. Megan Kregel, Guttenberg, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
Kregel, a nine-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Gary and Darlene Kregel. She has participated most actively in the project areas of floriculture, dairy and communications. On the county level, she has received awards for leadership, presidential and senior. She served as president, vice-president and historian of her 4-H club. She was also a member in her county 4-H council, area 4-H council, county youth committee and attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.
“4-H has influenced my life by making a positive difference on my outlook at the future,” Kregel said. “It has made me a better leader and has helped me to accomplish my goals.”
Kregel is a graduate of Clayton Ridge High School and plans to major in dairy science and agriculture education at Northeast Iowa 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.