Extension News

Hamilton County 4-H'er Earns Poultry Project Award

Colin Ryan

10/6/2008

AMES, Iowa – Colin Ryan of Hamilton County received a state 4-H poultry project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Ryan, 15, is the son of Pam and Doug Ryan of Webster City.

During six years in 4-H, Ryan has completed several major projects including poultry, rabbit, fishing, communications, and science and technology.  He has received many state honors including the Seal of Excellence for Educational Presentations, rabbit showmanship awards and best of breed in rabbit.  He has also been awarded at the county level, including special interest awards in poultry, rabbit and communications.  He has served as recreation officer, treasurer and secretary of his local 4-H club.  He has also been on the county 4-H council, area 4-H council and the Iowa 4-H Technology Team.

Ryan is a student at Webster City High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Hamilton 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

Colin Ryan (high resolution photo)