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Hamilton County 4-H’er Earns Citizenship Project Award

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10/8/2007

AMES, Iowa – Mary Stribe of Hamilton County received a state 4-H citizenship project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Stribe, 18, is the daughter of Richard and Diane Stribe of Webster City.

 

During her eight years in 4-H, Stribe has completed several major projects including citizenship, food and nutrition, fish and wildlife, horticulture and computer. She has received top awards at the county level such as citizenship and horticulture. She also has been the president, vice president and historian of her 4-H club. She has served on her county 4-H council.

 

“Through 4-H I have learned to speak in front of others and have had valuable experiences interviewing and great leadership opportunities,” said Stribe. “4-H has helped me grow and achieve personally and also to find great satisfaction in others.”

 

Stribe is a senior at Webster City High School.

 

For more information about 4-H, contact the Hamilton 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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