Extension News

Appanoose County 4-H Member Receives Pioneer Community College Scholarship

8/19/2008

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to an Appanoose County 4-H member.  Ethan Brinegar, Moulton, received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.

Brinegar, a nine-year 4-H member, is the son of Sharon Hopkins-Brinegar and Lyle Brinegar.  He has been involved in poultry, sheep, beef and hog projects.  He received awards for poultry and photography.  Brinegar served as reporter, photographer and president of the activities committee for his local 4-H club.  He also participated in county 4-H council and the Citizenship-Washington Focus. 

“I believe that I can credit my leadership, citizenship and service qualities to my wonderful experience in 4-H,” Brinegar said.

A recent graduate of Moulton-Udell High School, Brinegar plans on attending Indian Hills Community College, majoring in agricultural engineering.

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