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Woodbury County 4-H'er Earns Science & Technology Project Award

Joshua Thomas

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Joshua Thomas of Woodbury County received a state 4-H science and technology project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Thomas, 16, is the son of Jim and Jean Thomas of Moville.

During six years in 4-H, Thomas has completed several major projects including visual arts, photography, agriculture and natural resources, and science and technology.  He has received many state honors including project exhibit awards. Thomas has also received awards at the county level including purple county awards in science and technology, and visual arts.  He has served as president of his local 4-H club.

Thomas is a junior at Woodbury Central 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

Joshua Thomas (high resolution photo)