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Johnson County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

Tom Holubar State Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Tom Holubar of Johnson County received a state 4-H leadership project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Johnson, 17, is the son of Ron and Mary Holubar of Solon.

An eight-year member, he has been active in the aerospace, self determined, sheep, dairy and swine project areas. At the state level he has won a seal of excellence for a presentation and has served on the state 4-H council. Holubar has also served on the county 4-H council and as second vice president, secretary, second secretary and junior leader of his club at the local level where he has been acknowledged as a junior, intermediate and senior master gardener. He has attended the Citizenship-Washington Focus and Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Holubar is a student at Solon High School.

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

A high resolution photo of Tom Holubar is available for use with this story.