Extension News

Wapello County 4-H Member Receives Bettis Scholarship

8/29/2008

AMES, Iowa – A Wapello County 4-H member has been awarded a 4-H scholarship. Brent Reck, Blacksburg, received the Lloyd and Kathryn Bettis 4-H Scholarship in memory of Herbert Bettis.

Reck, a nine-year 4-H member, is the son of Lonny and Cathy Reck. He has been very active in the breeding and market beef project areas, earning Champion Simmental Breeding Heifer honors at the Iowa State Fair and Supreme Champion Breeding Female at the county fair several times throughout his 4-H career. He has also served as president and vice president of his  4-H club.

Reck is a senior at Iowa State University.

In Iowa, the 4-H program is a part of Iowa State University Extension and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames. For more information about 4-H, how to get involved, or how to apply for a 4-H Scholarship contact the local county office of ISU Extension.

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Contacts :

Mitchell Hoyer, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, mhoyer@iastate.edu

David Neff, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-9915, dneff@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu