Iowa 4-H Foundation

Alumni Spotlights



Eric Hanson, Story County

Eric Hanson grew up on a farm between Roland and Story City and has lived in Iowa nearly all of his life. He joined the KCCI team in 2000 and was named morning anchor in August 2014. His writing has been honored with three national Edward R. Murrow awards, two national Society for Professional Journalists awards, five Emmys and dozens of regional and statewide honors. Learn more here.

Marji Guyler

Cristen Clark, Jasper County 

Cristen Clark, past member of the PC Champs 4-H club boasts many roles: mother, wife, farmer, baker, blogger, and coach, among countless others. Growing up on her family’s 150-year-old farm in Prairie City, Iowa, it was inevitable that Cristen would be a member of 4-H. Today, Cristen shares her love of food, family and farming on her blog, Food & Swine. Learn more here.

Marji Guyler

Bill Northey, Dickinson County 

Dickinson County 4-H Alum Bill Northey is well-known in the ag community both across the state of Iowa and across the country. He was elected three times as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and served as Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He is currently CEO of the Agribusiness Associaton of Iowa. Learn more here.


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