Extension News

Adair County 4-H Member Receives Tobin 4-H Scholarship

7/3/2007

AMES, Iowa -- A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to an Adair County 4-H member. Greg Lilly, Greenfield, has received a Tobin 4-H Scholarship sponsored by the family of J. Kelly and Irene Tobin.

 

Lilly, a nine-year 4-H member, is the son of Steve and Deb Lilly. He has participated most actively in the project areas of swine, beef and woodworking. On the state level, he has received awards for collegiate 4-H president and collegiate 4-H agriculture representative. He served as treasurer and historian of his 4-H club. He was also a member in his county 4-H council and county youth committee. He also attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

 

“Participation in 4-H has provided me skills of leadership, communication and cooperation which will help me succeed in any future career,” Lilly said.

 

Lilly is a senior at Iowa State University majoring in agricultural business economics. He is also a three-year member of collegiate 4-H and is an active member of the agricultural business club, collegiate FFA and agriculture council.

 

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