Extension News

Tama County 4-H’er Receives Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship

7/28/2009

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Tama County 4-H member.  David Bruene, Gladbrook, received a Pioneer Community College 4-H scholarship, sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. 

Bruene, a nine-year member, is the son of Jeff and Cheryl Bruene.  He has been involved in the photography and small engines project areas and has received a state beef project award. He also has received local project awards in the swine, crops and soils and beef areas while serving as club president and vice president. A county 4-H council member, Bruene has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

“4-H enabled me to meet people my age from all over the state through state conference and exhibiting at county and state fair,” said Bruene. “I have met many adult mentors through 4-H who have helped me become the person I am today.”

A recent graduate of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School, Bruene plans to attend Marshalltown Community College for agriculture.

In Iowa, the 4-H program is a part of Iowa State University Extension and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames.  For more information about 4-H, how to get involved or how to apply for a 4-H scholarship, contact the local county office of ISU Extension.

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Contacts :

Mitchell Hoyer, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, mhoyer@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu

Caitlyn Miller, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-9915, millercm@iastate.edu

Hannah McCulloh, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-9915, hmac@iastate.edu