Extension News

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

7/3/2007

AMES, Iowa -- A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Jasper County 4-H member. Michael Wormley, Newton, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

 

Wormley, a nine-year 4-H member, is the son of Don and Cindy Wormley. He has participated most actively in the project areas of swine, beef and citizenship. On the county level, he has received an award for record keeping. He served as president, vice president and treasurer of his 4-H club. He was also a member in his county 4-H council.

 

“4-H has shaped and molded me in my future plans by showing me the many different opportunities there are in the agriculture filed,” Wormley said. “4-H has also instilled in me good moral values and a good work ethic which will help me greatly in the future.”

 

Wormley is a graduate of Newton Senior High School and plans to major in agribusiness 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