Extension News

Union County 4-H'er Earns Food & Nutrition Project Award

Donovan Richardson

10/6/2008

AMES, Iowa – Donovan Richardson of Union County received a state 4-H food and nutrition project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Richardson, 17, is the son of Michael and Lacey Richardson of Creston.

During eight years in 4-H, Richardson has completed several major projects including food and nutrition, music, self determined, plant science and home improvement.  He has received many state honors including special awards and multiple blue ribbons for food and nutrition, and plant science.  He also has received awards at the county level including gold record-keeping awards, clothing selection awards and various other project awards for record book.  He served as president, vice-president and treasurer of his local 4-H club.  Richardson also served on the county and area 4-H council and participated in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Richardson is a junior at Creston Senior High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Union 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

Donovan Richardson