Extension News

Woodbury 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

Jessica Wade

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Jessica Wade of Woodbury 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.  Wade, 16, is the daughter of Richard and Colleen Wade of Sioux City.

During her eight years in 4-H, she has participated in the horse, rabbit, goat, poultry and visual arts project areas. She has received horse, rabbit and citizenship achievement awards at the local level along with the spirit of 4-H award and several grand champion showmanship trophies. A county and area 4-H council member, Wade has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference. She also has served as president, vice president, secretary and treasurer of her club.

Wade is a junior at Akron-Westfield Senior High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Woodbury 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

Jessica Wade (high resolution photo)