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Jones County 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

Aubrey Burmeister State Project Award

10/1/2008

AMES, Iowa – Aubrey Burmeister of Jones County received a state 4-H citizenship project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Burmeister, 17, is the daughter of Scott and Crystal Burmeister of Oxford Junction.

An eight-year 4-H member, she has participated in and received county project awards in the citizenship, photography, food and nutrition, woodworking and clothing areas. She has served as president, vice president, reporter, secretary, treasurer, historian and photographer of her 4-H club and on her county 4-H council and county youth committee. Burmeister is a senior at Midland Community High School.

For more information about 4-H, contact the Jones County office of Iowa State University (ISU) Extension.  4-H in Iowa is administered through the ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development program and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames.

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Contacts :

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

Brenda Allen , 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1567, bsallen@iastate.edu

A high resolution photo of Aubrey Burmeister is available for use with this story.