Project Awards and Year Member Awards
A number of area 4-H’ers received Project and Year Member Awards. Year Member honors recognize members who have met the minimum expectations of 4-H. Project Award honors recognize members who have demonstrated project learning within the project area. 4-H’ers receiving Project Awards and Year Member Awards are, front row, from left: Lauren Janicki, Grace Schalmo, William Manatt, and Slane McCue. Back row: Erika Janicki, Thea Larsson, Kirsten Lee, Dasha LaRue, Lucy Turley, Gracie Kaufman, Molly Turley, and William Schalmo. Not pictured: Desirae Roberts, Ellen Cook, Vivian Cook, Gabriella Cushman.
The Poweshiek County 4-H Program held its annual awards banquet on Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Montezuma United Methodist Church. The following 4-H’ers were recognized at the banquet.
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Desirae Roberts – Year Member, AH HA Moment, Outstanding Member, Overall Record Book, Beef, Woodworking
Deep River Helping Hands
Ellen Cook – Beef, Sheep, Year Member, Overall Record Book; Vivian Cook – Beef, Sheep, Year Member, Overall Record Book.
William Manatt - Clothing & Fashion, Science, Engineering & Technology, Photography, Food & Nutrition, AH HA Moment, Year Member, Overall Record Book.
Ava Seney – Child Development, Woodworking.
Gabriella Cushman – Photography, Year Member, Outstanding Member
Mighty Golden Clovers
Erika Janicki – Visual Arts, Food and Nutrition, Year Member, AH HA Moment, Outstanding Member; Lauren Janicki – Year Member, Woodworking; Gracie Kaufman – Community Service, Ah Ha Moment, Overall Record Book, Outstanding Member, Animal Science, Poultry, Photography, Horse and Pony; Dasha LaRue – Visual Arts, Year Member, Dog, Horse & Pony; Thea Larsson – Danforth Award, Overall Record Book, Year Member, Project Research; Kirsten Lee – Year Member, Outstanding Member, Overall Record Book, Personal Development and Citizenship, Pets and Animal Science; Slane McCue – Year Member, AH HA Moment, Family Consumer Science, Digital Storytelling; Grace Schalmo – Horticulture, Poultry, Swine, Family Consumer Science, Photography, Shooting Sports; William Schalmo - Music, Swine, Food and Nutrition, Horticulture, Photography, Woodworking, Poultry, Shooting Sports; Lucy Turley – Overall Record Book, Year Member, Community Service, Communication Arts, Music, Visual Arts; Molly Turley – Danforth Award, Outstanding Member, Year Member, Overall Record Book, Achievement, Community Service; Citizenship, Leadership, Visual Arts, Leadership-Project Area, Communication Arts.
Make A Difference Award – Sawyer Tindle, Deep River Helping Hands; Maggie Dayton, Mighty Golden Clovers.
Club Service Award – Deep River Helping Hands & Mighty Golden Clovers.
Pride Club Award – Deep River Helping Hands & Mighty Golden Clovers.
Leadership Recognition – Amber Heishman, Poweshiek Pioneers – Five years as a volunteer leader.
Friend of 4-H – Montezuma School District
Outstanding Member honors recognize 4-H’ers who have demonstrated leadership skills and have shown personal growth through 4-H. Receiving Outstanding Member honors are, from left: Thea Larsson, Gracie Kaufman, Kirsten Lee, Molly Turley, and Erika Janicki, Not pictured: Desirae Roberts, Gabriella Cushman.
Overall Record Book
Overall Record Book honors recognize 4-H’ers who have maintained excellent record over all their project areas. Area 4-H’ers receiving Overall Record Book honors are, from left: Gracie Kaufman, Kirsten Lee, Thea Larsson, William Manatt, Lucy Turley, and Molly Turley. Not pictured: Desirae Roberts, Ellen Cook, Vivian Cook.
AH HA Moment Award
AH HA Moment Award honors went to, from left: Erika Janicki, Slane McCue, William Manatt, and Gracie Kaufman. Not pictured: Desirae Roberts.
Community Service Award
4-H’ers receiving Community Service Awards included, from left: Lucy Turley, Gracie Kaufman, and Molly Turley, who was also recognized with a Citizenship Award.
Molly Turley, a member of the Mighty Golden Clovers 4-H Club, was recognized with the Citizenship, Leadership and Achievement Award honors at the banquet.
William H. Danforth “I Dare You” Leadership Award
The William H. Danforth “I Dare You” Leadership Award recognizes 4-H’ers who have an in-depth knowledge of the 4-H program. The goal is to challenge youth to develop their skills for future life endeavors and most importantly service to others. Recipients of this award will receive a scholarship for the second semester of their first year of college. The 2021 recipients are, from left: Thea Larsson and Molly Turley.