Polk County Welcomes Two Summer Program Assistants

ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County welcomes Lindsay Mack and Adam Kallal to the team this summer as 4-H Program Assistants. 
 
Lindsay Mack will be a senior at Iowa State University this fall completing her degree in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies. Lindsay is passionate about people and the environment. She strives to be a leader who builds a strong relationship between the two. She has served as President of the ISU Environmental Science Club, a Peer Mentor for ISU’s Environmental Science Program, and as a Peer Wellness Educator for ISU’s Student Wellness. Lindsay hopes to work for an organization that leads programs which focus on the various dimensions of holistic health, including the environment. This summer, she is excited to be working with the youth of Polk County through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as part of 4-H. Lindsay’s values align with the program priorities of 4-H and she is excited to bring her passion into the educational programming this summer! Lindsay can be reached at 515-957-5797 or at lmack2@iastate.edu.
 
Adam Kallal will be a senior at Iowa State this fall finishing his degree in Music Education with a minor in Biology. Adam currently works with the Valley High School Marchmasters as Percussion Co-Caption head, and serves as  Front Ensemble Caption Head for Crossroads Percussion, a competitive percussion ensemble based out of Des Moines. He is also an active clinician and percussion consultant around central Iowa. After graduation, he hopes to become a full time elementary or high school band director in Iowa. This summer, Adam is looking forward to working with youth in Polk county and helping to deliver fun and educational programming to them! He is also looking forward to attending his first county fair! Adam can be reached at 515-957-5796 or at akallal2@iastate.edu.
 
Lindsay and Adam will join the 4-H team in bringing researched based youth development programming to Polk County youth. 

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