Extension News

Howard County 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Maddi Friedrich of Howard County received a state 4-H citizenship project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Friedrich, 16, is the daughter of Rod and Toni of Alta Vista.

An eight-year member, she has received local awards in the citizenship, leadership, communications, horse and clothing project areas. She has also been awarded a state seal of excellence for a presentation and working exhibit. A county, area and state council member, Friedrich has served on her county youth committee and as treasurer, secretary, historian, reporter and recreation leader of her club. She has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Friedrich is a junior at Ivanhoe Christian Academy.

For more information about 4-H contact the Howard 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