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Clayton County 4-H Member Receives Busch Scholarship


AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Clayton County 4-H member.  Kara Moeller, Strawberry Point, received the Marie A. Busch Memorial 4-H Scholarship sponsored by the family of Marie A. Busch.

Moeller, a nine-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Rande and Donna Moeller.  She has been involved with food and nutrition projects, beef, dairy, visual arts and photography.  She served as president, vice-president and secretary of her 4-H club, and participated in the county 4-H council. 

“I developed personally through 4-H by completing fair projects, giving speeches and showing animals,” Moeller said.  “4-H has helped me develop the skills that are needed to be a nurse:  dedication, respect, responsibility and communication.  4-H has definitely shaped who I am today.”

Moeller is a sophomore at the University of Northern Iowa, majoring in nursing.  She is involved with the Bender Hall Senate, UNI Running Club, Navigators, NSNA and Nurse’s Christ Fellowship.

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.



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