Extension News

Webster County 4-H'er Earns Leadership Project Award

Sara Rockow

10/6/2008

AMES, Iowa – Sara Rockow of Webster 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.  Rockow, 16, is the daughter of John and Debra Rockow of Fort Dodge.

During six years in 4-H, Rockow has completed several major projects including citizenship, leadership, communications, photography, and food and nutrition.  She has received honors at the state level that include a leadership project award.  She also has been awarded junior and intermediate spirit awards and communications awards at the county level.  Rockow served as president, vice-president, treasurer and historian of her local 4-H club.  She also served on the county 4-H council and state 4-H council, and participated in the Citizenship-Washington Focus and the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Rockow is a student at Fort Dodge High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Webster 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

Sara Rockow (high resolution photo)