Extension News

Boone County 4-H'er Earns Music Project Award

Holly Kauffman

10/3/2008

AMES, Iowa – Holly Kauffman of Boone County received a state 4-H music project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Kauffman, 18, is the daughter of Tom and Frances Kauffman of Boxholm.

During 10 years in 4-H, Kaufman has completed several major projects including sheep, photography, food and nutrition, music and citizenship.  She has received state honors including state 4-H music awards, gold projects, achievement, merit and outstanding performer awards.  She has served as president, vice-president, reporter, photographer, recreation and historian for her local 4-H club.  She also has served on the county 4-H council, county youth committee and the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Kauffman is a freshman at Iowa State University.

For more information about 4-H contact the Boone 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 :

Brenda Allen, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1567, bsallen@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu

Holly Kauffman (high resolution photo)