Extension News

Cass County 4-H Member Receives Orscheln Scholarship

8/28/2008

AMES, Iowa – A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to a Cass County 4-H member. Emily Ullerich received an Orscheln 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Orscheln Farm and Home Supply Co. Inc.

 

Ullerich, a nine-year 4-H member, is the daughter of Chris and Gwen Ullerich. She has participated in horse, food and nutrition, horticulture, clothing and veterinary science, earning numerous blue ribbons at the Iowa State Fair. She has received record book awards and the decorator’s showcase top of division award at the local level. A member of her county 4-H council, county youth committee and area 4-H council, Ullerich also has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

 

A recent Atlantic High School graduate, Ullerich plans to attend Iowa State University, majoring in animal science and agricultural business.

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