Delaware County 4-H’er Receives Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarship
AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Delaware County 4-H member. Jamie Helmrichs, Manchester, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.
Helmrichs, a nine-year member, is the son of Gary and Shirley Helmrichs. He has been involved in the swine, poultry, rabbit, citizenship and project areas and has received the “I Dare You” Award and honors in citizenship, swine and leadership projects. He also has held the position of president in his club, served as a county youth committee member and attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.
“4-H has given me the skills that I need to be successful in my academics, extracurricular activities and my future career,” said Helmrichs.
A recent graduate of West Delaware High School, he plans to attend Kirkwood Community College in agricultural business.
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.
Mitchell Hoyer, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1531, email@example.com
Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, firstname.lastname@example.org
Caitlyn Miller, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-9915, email@example.com
Hannah McCulloh, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-9915, firstname.lastname@example.org