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Linn County 4-H'er Earns Citizenship Project Award

Kimberly Jordan

10/7/2008

AMES, Iowa – Kim Jordan of Linn 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.  Jordan, 17, is the daughter of Jeffry and Marcia Jordan of Marion.

During nine years in 4-H, Jordan has completed several major projects including citizenship, swine, goat, food and nutrition, and home improvement.  She has received state honors including the swine showmanship belt buckle, the Excellence Award for a presentation and working exhibit, and blue ribbons for leadership and food and nutrition projects.  At the county level, Jordan received awards for derby and market hogs, supreme champion breeding meat goats, the “I Dare You” Award and various record keeping awards.  She served as president, secretary, reporter and photographer of her local 4-H club and served on the county 4-H council and county youth committee. She participated in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Jordan is a senior at Linn Mar High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Linn 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

Kim Jordan (high resolution photo)