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Boone County 4-H’er Earns Citizenship Project Award



AMES, Iowa – Courtney Tingwald of Boone 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. Tingwald, 17, is the daughter of Keith and Linda Tingwald of Woodward.


During her nine years in 4-H, Tingwald has completed several major projects including citizenship, child development, food and nutrition and woodworking. She has received many top awards at the county level such as Junior Spirit Award, Ensley Club Citizenship, Outstanding Freshman and the Chicago Senior Awards Trip for Central Iowa. She also has been the president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and historian of her 4-H club. She has served on her county and state 4-H councils and county youth committee. She also was a participant in Citizenship-Washington Focus and the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.


“4-H has made me who I am today,” said Tingwald. “It has provided me essential life skills to be successful in the future. I am forever grateful for the experiences and opportunities I’ve had through 4-H.”


Tingwald is a senior at Woodward-Granger High School.


For more information about 4-H, contact the Boone 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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