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West Pottawattamie 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Parker Seilstad of Pottawattamie 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.  Seilstad, 16, is the son of David and Lorna Seilstad of Council Bluffs.

During his six years of 4-H, he has been active in the leadership, communications, photography, science and technology and computer project areas. He has received blue ribbons at the Iowa State Fair in leadership and computer projects and record book awards at the local level in science and technology and leadership. The county 4-H council president has also attended the Iowa 4-H Conference and served on the Iowa 4-H technology team and as president of his club.

Seilstad is a junior at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs.

For more information about 4-H contact the West Pottawattamie 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