Extension News

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

7/28/2009

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Warren County 4-H member.  Allison Henry, Indianola, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. 

Henry, a nine-year member, is the daughter of Keith and Marie Henry. She has been involved in the market swine, beef, horse and home improvement project areas and has received a proficiency award and runner-up county fair queen honors. She also has held the positions of club president and vice president and served on her county and area 4-H councils and county youth committee.

“4-H has made a huge impact on my life.” said Henry. “I have learned to do many things such as woodworking, livestock and learning how to complete financial records -- skills that will be a benefit for my whole life.”

A recent graduate of Indianola High School, Henry plans to attend Des Moines Area 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.

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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