Extension News

Warren County 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

Jacob Van Patten

10/6/2008

AMES, Iowa – Jacob Van Patten of Warren County received a state 4-H citizenship project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Van Patten, 17, is the son of Eric and Kim Van Patten.

During his nine years of 4-H, he has been active in the citizenship, leadership, horticulture, photography and woodworking project areas. He has received the Central Iowa Area Citizenship award along with the Warren County senior advanced citizenship, advanced senior merit, outstanding intermediate personal development, outstanding junior communications and outstanding junior expressive arts awards.

Van Patten is a senior at Indianola High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Warren 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

Jacob Van Patten (high resolution photo)