Extension News

Worth County 4-H'er Earns Communication Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Shea Kruger of Worth County received a state 4-H beef project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Kruger, 17, is the daughter of Laurene and Neil Kruger of Grafton. 

During nine years in 4-H, Kruger has completed several major projects including citizenship, leadership, communications, horse and music.  She has received many state honors including citizenship, leadership and communications awards.  She has also been recognized as outstanding intermediate, outstanding record book-keeper and top historian at the county level.  She has served as president, historian and secretary of her local 4-H club.  Kruger has also served on the county 4-H council, area 4-H council, state 4-H council, national 4-H conference, National 4-H Congress and in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Kruger is a senior at St Ansgar High School.

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