Extension News

Marion County 4-H Member Receives Theisen Scholarship

8/27/2008

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Marion County 4-H member. Tyler Knight, Pella, received a Theisen 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Theisen Supply Inc.

 

Knight, an eight-year 4-H member, is the son of Dan and Jodi Knight. He has participated in horticulture, woodworking, poultry, dogs and photography where he has won best of show at the local-level and blue ribbons at the Iowa State Fair. He has also served as president of his 4-H club.

 

A recent Pella High School graduate, Knight plans to attend Southwestern Community College and pursue agricultural studies.

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