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Black Hawk County 4-H’er Earns Dog Project Award



AMES, Iowa – Amanda Repp of Black Hawk County received a state 4-H dog project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Repp, 18, is the daughter of Laura and Dave Miller of Cedar Falls.


During her 11 years in 4-H, Repp has completed several major projects including dog, clothing, food and nutrition, communication and fashion revue. She has received a state 4-H award in clothing. Along with this, Repp received many top awards at the county level such as the Carolyn Clubine Food and Nutrition Award, the Meyers Dog Award and the Burrows Challenge Award. She also has been the president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and historian of her 4-H club. Repp has served on her county 4-H council and participated in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.


“The years that I have spent in 4-H have brought experiences and friendships that will last me a lifetime,” said Repp. “I am stronger and a better person for the lessons that I have learned through 4-H.”


Repp is a freshman at Iowa State Unversity.


For more information about 4-H, contact the Black Hawk 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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