Extension News

Adair County 4-H Member Receives Murphy-Brown Scholarship

8/27/2008

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to an Adair County 4-H member.  Elizabeth Baudler, Fontanelle, received the Murphy-Brown L.L.C. 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Murphy-Brown, L.L.C.

Baudler, an eight-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Sondra and Clif Baudler.  She has been involved in communications, heritage, visual, beef, and ag and natural resources.  She received awards for leadership, citizenship and volunteering.  She also served as president, secretary and treasurer of her 4-H club.  She participated in county 4-H council, area 4-H council, state 4-H council and the National 4-H Conference and attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

“4-H has had a huge impact on who I am today.  I have gained leadership, citizenship and communication skills that I will use the rest of my life,” Baudler said.  “The friends I’ve made through 4-H are great and the networking is priceless.  Someday I hope to use the knowledge and skills I’ve gained through the 4-H program to become a veterinarian and stay involved actively in my community.”

Baudler is a sophomore at Iowa State University majoring in animal science.  She is involved with the Block and Bridle, President’s Leadership Class, VEISHEA Committee and the Hixson Program. 

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