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Adair County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Kelsie Cass 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.  Cass, 17, is the daughter of Mike and Tammie Cass of Fontanelle.

During nine years in 4-H, Cass has completed several major projects including leadership, citizenship, sheep, food and nutrition, and agriculture.  She has received many state honors including sheep and leadership awards.  Along with these, she has also received awards at the county level including leadership, the Golden Apple Award, the 4-H Spirit Awards and the President’s Service Award.  She has been the vice-president, secretary, photographer and junior youth council president.  She has also served in the National 4-H Congress, national conference as a delegate and as a state council member.

Cass 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