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Another Great 4-H Testimonial

This is the latest 4-H story we have received and we would like to share it with you. This was received from Dr. Christopher D. Hill.

"My earliest memories of 4-H in Iowa started with showing model rockets at the Winnebago County Fair and giving presentations on bicycle safety that advanced to the regional Clay County Fair. My experience blossomed to include raising and showing livestock, presenting in local, area, and state settings, and much more. My three sisters and I were all able to serve as members of the State 4-H Council over several years, and I certainly will not forget days and days of fun and hard work to make the Iowa State Fair a success.

4-H is an organization that encourages Iowa's youth to become true community citizen leaders; skills that continue to help 4-H alum succeed in life. 4-H helped me to learn the importance of giving of my time and abilities while honing the proficiency of those same talents. With my family's help, 4-H helped plant the seed of community service and citizenship in my life that assisted in driving me toward a career of giving to others.

I have recently returned to Iowa to serve as an emergency medicine physician, and I am proud to give back to a state that has given so much to me. Iowa 4-H and the Iowa 4-H Foundation should be commended and recognized for yielding young people that have skills sets that go far beyond the doors of their 4-H club meetings, but extend to build communities of caring and talented individuals. Thank you Iowa 4-H for being a stepping stone for me."

Dr. Christopher D. Hill
1996-97, 97-98 State 4-H Council
National 4-H Conference Delegate 1998

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