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Dubuque County 4-H'er Receives Pioneer Community College Scholarship

8/15/2008

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Dubuque County 4-H member.  Ted Wolf, Epworth, received a Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. 

Wolf, a nine-year 4-H member, is the son of James and Kimberly Wolf.  He participated in dairy, swine and woodworking projects.  He received awards for State Champion Dairy Bowl Team, Top Individual Oral Reasons Senior Division and First Place overall Junior Dairy Judging.  He served as president, vice-president and secretary of his local 4-H club.  He also participated in the county youth committee.

“4-H has helped influence me and my future plans by teaching me responsibility and leadership,” Wolf said.  “Responsibility was a large part of my 4-H projects.  I know leadership has become a trait I need to show younger 4-H'ers during dairy judging workouts.  Showing them the proper behavior and procedures during workouts was one of my leadership roles.”

A recent graduate of Western Dubuque High School, Wolf plans on attending Northeast Iowa Community College.

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) 294-0775, dneff@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu