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Iowa 4-H youths head to 2014 National 4-H Conference

By Staff | May 3, 2014

Renee Drey

AMES (ISU) – Four 4-H members, including three from the Farm News coverage area, have been selected to represent Iowa at last week’s National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C.

The conference ran from April 5 through April 10.

The four 4-H youths were Raeann Hanlon, Calhoun County; Renae Drey and Tyler Pickhinke, both of Sac County; and Paul Elliot, Linn County.

ISU Extension sends four delegates annually.

“It is an honor to be selected to attend National 4-H Conference,” said Cayla Taylor, Iowa State University Extension 4-H youth program coordinator. “Delegates are selected based on their involvement in 4-H, as well as their leadership and communication skills.

Raeann Hanlon

“The conference brings top 4-H’ers from across the country to share ideas to strengthen the 4-H program nationally and at the state level.”

Hanlon, 17, is the daughter of Eugenia Hamilton. A nine-year 4-H member, she has participated in child development, communication, leadership, sewing and sheep projects. She has participated in her county 4-H council and National 4-H Congress.

She is a senior at Prairie Valley High School, of Gowrie.

Renae Drey, 18, is the daughter of Dean and Deb Drey. A nine-year 4-H member, she has participated in citizenship, communication, consumer management, food and nutrition and leadership projects.

She has participated in state and county 4-H councils, her county 4-H committee, National 4-H Congress, and the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Tyler Pickhinke

She is a senior at St. Mary’s Catholic High School, in Storm Lake.

Tyler Pickhinke, 18, is the son of Steve and Tracy Pickhinke. An eight-year 4-H member, he has participated in beef, citizenship, communication, leadership and visual arts projects.

He has participated in state and county 4-H councils, National 4-H Congress, Iowa 4-H Technology Team and Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

He is a senior at Ridge View High School, in Holstein.

Elliot, 18, is the son of Jill Elliot. A nine-year 4-H member, he has participated in child development, citizenship, communication, home improvement and music projects.

He has participated in state, area and county 4-H councils, his county youth committee, National 4-H Congress and 4-H Technology teams.

He is a senior through the Marion Home School Assistance Program.

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