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Clayton County 4-H’er Earns Communication Project Award

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10/8/2007

AMES, Iowa – Michele Meyers of Clayton County received a state 4-H communication project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Meyers, 18, is the daughter of Dave and Julie Meyers of Volga.

 

During her nine years in 4-H, Meyers has completed several major projects including communication, child development, home improvement, photography and food and nutrition. She has received many county awards such as the “I Dare You” Danforth Award, project and club officer awards and junior record keeping awards. She also has been the president, secretary, historian and treasurer for her 4-H club. She serves on her county 4-H council.

 

“4-H has has given me many opportunities that have made me who I am today,” said Meyers. “I have gained skills which will help me in future job interviews and communicate with coworkers as well as patients.”

 

Meyers is a freshman at Northeast Iowa Community College.

 

For more information about 4-H, contact the Clayton 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.

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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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