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Worth County 4-H’er Earns Citizenship Project Award



AMES, Iowa – Courtney Athey of Worth County received a state 4-H citizenship project award that includes a $100 savings bond from Latham Seeds and the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Athey, 18, is the daughter of Deb Athey of Northwood.


During her nine years in 4-H, Athey has completed several major projects including citizenship, communication, photography and food and nutrition. She has received many state 4-H honors including the communication state project award and going to National 4-H Congress. Along with these, Athey has received top achievement in projects and best record book in Worth County. She also has been the reporter and treasurer for her 4-H club. She serves on her county, area and state 4-H councils and participated in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.


“4-H has made me more confident in my communication and leadership skills,” said Athey. “This confidence helps me in everyday activities.”


Athey is a senior at Northwood-Kensett High School.


For more information about 4-H, contact the Worth 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

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