Extension News

Worth County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Courtney Athey of Worth 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.  Athey, 19, is the daughter of Deb Athey, Northwood, and Gary Athey of Hayfield, Minn.

A nine-year 4-H member, Athey received state honors in the communication, citizenship and leadership project areas while also participating in clothing and photography at the local level.  She was a member of county, area and state 4-H councils and has served as president, treasurer and reporter of her club. Athey has also attended National 4-H Conference and the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

A current freshman at Iowa State University majoring in biology, Athey is involved in The Salt Company and ultimate frisbee club.

For more information about 4-H, contact the Worth 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