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Cass County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

Drew Ladd


AMES, Iowa – Drew Ladd of Cass 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.  Ladd, 18, is the son of Alan and Christy Ladd of Atlantic.

During 11 years in 4-H, Ladd has completed several major projects including leadership, photography, food and nutrition, and clothing.  He has received project awards for clothing, photography, and food and nutrition.  He also has served as president and secretary of his local 4-H club and on the county 4-H council, area 4-H council, state 4-H council, and county youth committee and participated in National 4-H Congress, the Citizenship-Washington Focus and the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Ladd is a freshman at Kansas State University.

For more information about 4-H contact the Cass 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.

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

Drew Ladd (high resolution photo)