June 9, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Iowa 4-H Foundation Awards $60,000 in Iowa 4-H College Scholarships
Ames, Iowa – The Iowa 4-H Foundation recently awarded 77 college scholarships valued at $61,500. Fifty-nine of those scholarships were presented last Sunday, June 9, at the Extension 4-H Youth Building on the campus of Iowa State University. A total of 19 DuPont Pioneer Community College 4-H Scholarships valued at $9,500 and 40 4-H Scholarships from many generous donors valued at an astounding $34,000 were awarded. The 59 scholarship recipients were 4-H’ers from across the state, with 35 counties represented. These Iowa 4-H individuals will be attending an accredited university, college, or community college in the state of Iowa in the fall of 2013. Below are this year’s 59 4-H Scholarships in alphabetic order by county in which the recipient participated in 4-H. Information about each donor can be found at the bottom of this release. The remaining 18 4-H scholarships were awarded by Hills Bank and Trust Company who gave a $1,000 leadership grant to Iowa students who completed a 4-H leadership program during their senior year of high school. These scholars were recognized by a presentation sponsored by Hills Bank and Trust earlier this year. To find more information about the Hills Bank and Trust Leadership Grant Program and the 2013 recipients head to the Iowa 4-H Foundation website –www.iowa4hfoundation.org/en/funding_opportunities/scholarships/.