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Buena Vista County 4-H’er Earns Leadership Project Award


AMES, Iowa – Kathleen Arnts of Buena Vista County received a state 4-H leadership project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Arnts, 16, is the daughter of Bernard and Peggy Arnts of Alta.


During her eight years in 4-H, Arnts has completed several major projects including leadership, citizenship, home improvement, swine and photography. She has been the president, vice president and secretary of her 4-H club. She has served on her county 4-H council and has been a participant at the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.


“4-H has made me a much more confident person,” said Arnts. “It has showed me I can do anything I want to. All of the citizenship and leadership opportunities I took will help me in all my future plans. I feel very blessed to be a part of 4-H.”


Arnts is a junior at Alta High School.


For more information about 4-H, contact the Buena Vista County office of Iowa State University (ISU) Extension. 4-H in Iowa is administered through the ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development program and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames.


Contacts :

Brenda Allen , 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1567, bsallen@iastate.edu

Carol Ouverson , Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-9640, couverso@iastate.edu