AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Black Hawk County 4-H member. Renee Mumm, Hudson, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
Mumm, a 12-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Ronn and Deb Mumm. She has participated most actively in the project areas of leadership, citizenship and beef. On the county level, she has received awards for intermediate and senior merit and beef. She served as president, vice-president and secretary of her 4-H club. She was also a member in her county 4-H council, area 4-H council, Iowa 4-H Youth Council, national 4-H congress and county fair board youth committee. She also attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.
“I have learned through 4-H to work with others speak in public and set goals for myself,” Mumm said. “4-H has helped me make sure that my goals are achievable as well as measurable.”
Mumm is a graduate of Hudson High School and plans to major in agriculture communications at North Iowa 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.