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Wapello County 4-H Member Receives Orscheln 4-H Scholarship


AMES, Iowa -- A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to a Wapello County 4-H member. Melissa Lind, Agency, has received an Orscheln 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Orscheln, Inc.


Lind, an eight-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Jim and Connie Lind. She has participated most actively in the project areas of animal science, horse, and visual arts. On the county level, she received awards for visual arts design and media exploration, visual arts chalk and pigment and senior handler. She served as president and secretary of her 4-H club. She was also a member of his county 4-H council.


“Without 4-H I would never have had the opportunity to become a better leader in my club, community, county and state,” Lawler said.


Lind is a graduate of Cardinal High School and plans to major in animal science at Iowa State University.


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