Current 4-H'er Michael Tupper to serve as Iowa 4-H Foundation Youth Trustee

Current 4-H'er Michael Tupper to serve as Iowa 4-H Foundation Youth Trustee

10/14/2013
AMES, Iowa- Michael Tupper was welcomed to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on October 11, 2013 held at the Meredith Corporation headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.
 
Michael Tupper is currently a senior at New Hampton Community Schools where he is senior class president. He is currently the Northeast District FFA Vice President. He is involved in speech, choir, band, sports, and National Honor Society. He lives on a diversified family farm and enjoys advocating for agriculture. Michael is a member of the 4-H State Council, State Conference attendee, President of the Chickasaw County 4-H Council and member of the Ionia Rustlers 4-H Club. Michael enjoys interacting with adults and hopes to bring a youth perspective to the foundation. Michael plans to attend Iowa State University in 2014 to study Agriculture Engineering and pursue a career in agriculture.

 

 

October 14, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contacts:
Kris Fish Kuhlmann                  Brooke Young                         
Executive Director                  Administrative Specialist                               
Iowa 4-H Foundation               Iowa 4-H Foundation              
fund4h@iastate.edu              brookey@iastate.edu                                                 
(515) 294-1552                       (515) 294-1537                      
 
Current 4-H’er Michael Tupper to serve as Iowa 4-H Foundation Youth Trustee
 
AMES, Iowa- Michael Tupper was welcomed to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on October 11, 2013 held at the Meredith Corporation headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.
 
Michael Tupper is currently a senior at New Hampton Community Schools where he is senior class president. He is currently the Northeast District FFA Vice President. He is involved in speech, choir, band, sports, and National Honor Society. He lives on a diversified family farm and enjoys advocating for agriculture. Michael is a member of the 4-H State Council, State Conference attendee, President of the Chickasaw County 4-H Council and member of the Ionia Rustlers 4-H Club. Michael enjoys interacting with adults and hopes to bring a youth perspective to the foundation. Michael plans to attend Iowa State University in 2014 to study Agriculture Engineering and pursue a career in agriculture.
 
“We are honored and pleased to welcome to our board seven professional new trustees with a long history of dedication, loyalty and passion to the 4-H organization. We have confidence the youth perspective will be heard from Michael as we implement our strategic plans and undertake exciting capital campaign projects to help propel Iowa 4-H. Michael’s vision, creativity and expertise as such a young age offers us the innovative insight we need from current 4-H’ers to continue to evolve and develop as a cultural organization in Iowa,” said Kris Fish Kuhlmann, Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation.
 
Along with six other newly elected trustees, Tupper joins a board that has pledged embark on a new capital campaign for the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees is comprised of volunteers in various industries: Iowa State University Extension staff, private business and government professionals, farmers, community leaders, and State 4-H Council representatives and others.
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The Iowa 4-H Foundation provides the private financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs throughout the state of Iowa. These opportunities help young people enhance their ability to use critical thinking, leadership, communication, and social skills – tools that will give them a competitive edge in their future endeavors.
 

 

 

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