FONTNET, Ind. — The fluid flow experts of Green Leaf Inc., a Fontanet manufacturer of agricultural products, rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply Co. and 4-H Youth Development announced Martha Hoffman of Earlville, Ill., as the LaSalle County winner of the 2016 4-H Bright Futures Award.
She is a member of the North Stars 4-H Club and was selected for the award for her outstanding work in crops/corn. Judges noted her exemplary work with projects and for being well spoken and representing strong knowledge of her project area and applying real-life examples related to her project during oral judging.
Hoffman is known to involve herself in many areas of 4-H and presenting her best within all areas. She received a $25 Visa gift card and plaque as the award winner.
“Our 2014 pilot award program throughout Indiana was extremely successful,” said Kara Cress, Green Leaf public relations and marketing. “We are thrilled to expand the 2016 program to include Ohio and Illinois and a total of nearly 300 counties.”
“Tractor Supply knows, understands and is dedicated to individuals who love and work in agriculture,” added Jessica Holmes, marketing manager. “Our values revolve around high ethics, respect, winning attitudes, teamwork, initiative and accountability. These values align directly with both Green Leaf and 4-H.”