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Tama County 4-H members receive state awards

April 30, 2017
Reinbeck Courier

Recognition in 4-H is an acknowledgement and affirmation of the personal growth of an individual. The 2017 4-H Recognition Interview Day was help on April 1st on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames. 4-H members completed an application and then were evaluated by a committee of three an Extension staff member, a volunteer and a young adult who was in 4-H. This committee evaluated the youth's application and interview. 154 4-H members participated in the State 4-H recognition interview process with almost 250 interviews completed.

Tama County is pleased to announce that Eric Keller, a member of the Young Guns 4-H Club, received a communication award.

Abby Sandvick and Eric Keller, both members of the Young Guns 4-H Club, have been selected to serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador for the State of Iowa. Youth selected to serve as Ambassadors will receive training to become advocates for the program at county, regional, and state levels. Through the program, Ambassadors develop their skills in leadership, public presentation, citizenship, community service, public relations and team building.

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These Tama County 4-H members will be recognized at the Iowa State Youth Conference closing ceremonies on June 29, 2017.

For more information on this program or 4-H programs offered by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County, contact Jenny Hulme at 641-484-2703 or



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