Extension News

Jones County 4-H'er Earns Clothing Project Award

10/8/2008

AMES, Iowa – Stacey Tjaden of Jones County received a state 4-H clothing project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Tjaden, 16, is the daughter of Steve and Debora Tjaden of Wyoming.

During seven years in 4-H, Tjaden has completed several major projects including clothing, bucket bottle calf, poultry, cat and home improvement.  She has received many state honors including top 10 percent at the clothing event, clothing project award interviewee and three clothing projects, one citizenship project and one food and nutrition project selected for the Iowa State Fair. At the local level Tjaden has been awarded the overall county exhibitor award, bucket bottle calf champion, best of show cat award and outstanding girl award in clothing selection. A county 4-H council member, she has attended the Citizenship-Washington Focus and served as treasurer and secretary of her club.

Tjaden is a junior at Midland High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Jones 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