Extension News

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

7/28/2009

AMES, Iowa – A $500 scholarship has been awarded to a Washington County 4-H member. Cody Schneider, Riverside, has received a Pioneer Community College 4-H scholarship sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. 

Schneider, a nine-year member, is the son of Dan Schneider and Stephanie Leur.  He has been involved in the market beef, swine, sheep and photography project areas and has received showmanship and judging honors at the local level. He also has attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference and served as club president and on his county 4-H council.

“4-H has given me the leadership, communications and team work skills needed to be a positive role model in society,” said Schneider.  

A recent graduate of Highland High School, Schneider 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.

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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