Extension News

Worth County 4-H’er Earns Leadership Project Award

Michelle Medlang

10/16/2009

AMES, Iowa – Michelle Medlang of Worth County received a state 4-H leadership project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Medlang, 18, is the daughter of Charles and Linda Medlang of Kensett.

 

During her eight years in 4-H, Medlang has been a member of her county, area and state 4-H councils while serving as club president and receiving the “I Dare You” leadership award.

 

In addition to taking on leadership roles, she has been involved in the horse, photography and citizenship project areas and has received a state 4-H dairy project award. Medlang also has gone on the local Chicago Award trip and attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference and Citizenship-Washington Focus.

 

“My experiences in 4-H have helped me gain skills like leadership that will help me succeed in college and in my future career,” the current freshman at Iowa State University said. She is majoring in Agriculture and Life Science Exploration and is actively involved in Collegiate 4-H.

 

For more information about 4-H, contact the Worth 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

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

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

 

Photo of Michelle Medlang