Extension News

Iowa County 4-H'er Earns Rabbit Project Award

10/8/2008

AMES, Iowa – Bethany Welsh of Iowa County received a state 4-H rabbit project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Welsh, 16, is the daughter of Bob and Nancy Welsh of Williamsburg.

During her nine years of 4-H she has been actively involved in the rabbit, photography, citizenship, leadership and food and nutrition project areas. At the local level she has received the Mke a Difference, senior achievement, photography, rabbit and communications awards. Welsh also has attended the Citizenship-Washington Focus and Iowa 4-H Youth Conference. A county and area 4-H council member, she has served as president, vice president, historian and card person of her club.

Welsh is a junior at Williamsburg High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Iowa 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