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Worth County 4-H’er Earns Communication Project Award



AMES, Iowa – Riley Pangburn of Worth 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. Pangburn, 15, is the son of Cindy and Gary Pangburn of Northwood.


During his seven years in 4-H, Pangburn has completed several major projects including communication, citizenship, beef, welding and consumer management. He has received many state 4-H honors including citizenship interviewee and many blue ribbons for state fair exhibits. Along with these, Pangburn received many top awards at the county level such as grand champion cow/calf, grand champion prospect male, reserve grand champion cow/calf and many TAP awards. He also has been the president and secretary of his 4-H club. He has served on his county 4-H council.


“I want to continue growing as a leader and looking for new and creative ways to make my community, my country and my world a great place,” said Pangburn.


Pangburn is a sophomore 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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