Extension News

Sioux County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Katie Leusink of Sioux 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.  Leusink, 18, is the daughter of Bill and Elaine Leusink of Hawarden.

During her nine years in 4-H, Leusink has been active in the sheep, cattle, clothing, communication and home improvement project areas. She has received a state project award in clothing and an outstanding 4-Her award, achievement award and merit award at the local level. A county 4-H council member, Leusink has served as president and vice president of her club and has attend the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

She is a freshman at Southwestern Community College in Creston.

For more information about 4-H contact the Sioux 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