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Johnson County 4-H'er Earns Communication Project Award

Courtney Holubar State Project Award

10/6/2008

AMES, Iowa – Courtney Holubar of Johnson County received a state 4-H communication project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Holubar, 18, is the daughter of Ron and Mary Holubar of Solon.

During nine years of 4-H, she has been active in the sewing, sheep, home improvement and horticulture project areas. She has received a seal of excellence for extemporaneous speaking, a state award in leadership and a Hills Bank leadership grant while serving on her county, youth and state 4-H council. The 2007-2008 Johnson County Fair Queen has also been recognized for her achievements at the local level where she has earned the senior communications award, senior leadership award and Johnson County Endowment Scholarship, and she has attended the Citizenship-Washington Focus and Iowa 4-H Youth Conference. Holubar has served as president, vice president, secretary and junior leader of her 4-H club.

She is currently a freshman at the University of Northern Iowa majoring in elementary education.

For more information about 4-H contact the Johnson 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 Courtney Holubar is available for use with this story.