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State Conference

Nine  4-Hers from Poweshiek County attended the Iowa 4-H and Youth Conference this past week at Iowa State University in Ames.  They attended workshops, listened to some amazing speakers and  met 4-Hers from across the state.  Attending the Conference this year were Catelyn Graham, Tyler Winburn, Sloan Volkman, Bryce DeKoning, Hunter Patten, Emily Winburn and Rebecca Crawford.

Judges Training

Are you interested in becoming a 4-H Judge?  Know someone you believe would make a good judge?  There are 2 trainings being offered this fall: September 27th at Polk County Extension Office in Altoona and October 18th at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge.  Participants will build the knowledge an skills needed to improve the quality of the judging experience for youth, focus on the “educate, evaluate and encourage” process for 4-H youth and have an opportunity to practice judging. These are full day trainings.  Registrations will be open soon at

Two Poweshiek County 4-Hers Receive State Awards

On Thursday, June 26th at the State 4-H Conference Catelyn Graham and Christian Graham received State Awards for their project work.  Catelyn received a Project award in Leadership and Christian in Beef I am putting more here – trying to find the press release – and I am hoping to get a picture of the two of them with their awards.


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