The Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life. Iowa 4-H builds upon a century of experience as it fosters positive youth development that is based on the needs and strengths of youth, their families, and communities.
Appanoose County is fortunate to have a thriving 4-H Program with well over 200 young people from Appanoose County. This year, numerous young people participated at the Iowa State Fair through 4-H, whether through exhibiting animals, participating in the clothing and communications event or by being selected to have an exhibit shown!
The following Appanoose County 4-H members represented Appanoose County during this year’s fair through exhibits: Hannah Bailey, Cole Ballanger, Jessica Bratz, Jared Brown, Emily Caylor, Mariah Clawson, Bailee Cox, John Davis, Morgan Duley, Ashtin Glenn, Dugan Glenn, Karson Gonnerman, Hope Hancox, Thad Hill, Keith Hoffman, Jayci Inman, Jenna Inman, Addison Kepner, Skyler Lawson, McKinlee Maletta, Joe Morris, Sydney Ocker, Myriah Porter, Shelby Royer, Abby Ryan, Avery Schmidt, Gracie Stallman-Perry, Katarina Stone, Maggie West, Austin Wilson, Robert Wood and Chloe Zintz. In addition, the Exline Rambler’s 4-H Club and the Wells Rustlers 4-H Club had Club Exhibits.
The following Appanoose County 4-H members represented Appanoose County during the 4-H Animal Shows: Zachary Briggs, Kendall Brown, Camy Gheer, Brady Hawkins, Hannah Hinners, Brody Lawson, Kalen Martsching, Trey McCoy, Jasmine McFall, Jeremiah McGrann, Graydon Schmidt and Tiger Terpstra.
The following Appanoose County 4-H members participated in the Communications Event: Shaylin Brown and Alienna Boecker.
The following Appanoose County 4-H members participated in the Clothing Event: Courtney Ballanger, Alienna Boecker and McKinlee Maletta.
The Appanoose County 4-H Program is extremely proud of the success of its members and invites any young person who is in fourth – 12th grade to consider joining 4-H.
For more information, contact the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Appanoose County at (641) 856-3885.