Extension News

Adair County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Benjamin Baudler of Adair 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.  Baudler, 17, is the son of Sondra and Clifton Baudler of Fontanelle.

A six-year 4-H member, Baudler has been involved in the beef, child development, visual arts, food and nutrition and clothing project areas. He has won the 4-H Spirit Award, Achievement Award and Presidential Challenge Award at the local level while serving as president and historian of his club. Baudler is also a member of his county 4-H council, has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference and received a Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award in April for his book series project titled “Nodaway Valley: A Great Place to Live and Grow!”.

Baudler is a senior at Nodaway Valley High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Adair 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