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Ida County 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

Adam Dreeszen State Project Award

10/1/2008

AMES, Iowa – Adam Dreeszen of Ida 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.  Dreeszen, 19, is the son of Roger and Mary Dreeszen of Cushing.

During nine years in 4-H, Dreeszen has completed several major projects including communications, beef, swine, goats and citizenship.  He has received state honors for citizenship and the Seal of Excellence for state fair communications.  He has also received awards at the local level including outstanding 4-H member, the I-Dare-You Award, Ak-Sar-Ben, top extemporaneous speaking and top educational presentation.  Dreeszen has served on the state 4-H council and the National 4-H Congress.  He has also served as president, vice-president and historian of his local 4-H group.

Dreeszen is a freshman at Iowa State University.

For more information about 4-H, contact the Ida 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 Adam Dreeszen is available for use with this story.