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Linn County 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

Hannah Elliott State Project Award

10/1/2008

AMES, Iowa – Hannah Elliott of Linn 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.  Elliott, 17, is the daughter of Jill Elliott of Anamosa.

An 11-year member, she has been involved in the communication, home improvement and 4-H family heritage project areas and has received state project awards in citizenship and child development. Elliott has also been acknowledged as the top senior dog handler at the local level where she has served as president, vice president, secretary and historian of her club and on the county youth committee. A county, area and state 4-H council member, she has also attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, National 4-H Conference and National 4-H Congress.

Elliott is currently a homeschooled senior.

For more information about 4-H contact the Linn 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 Hannah Elliott (high resolution photo)