Chizek receives R.K. Bliss Award

Jerry Chizek, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Region 7 director, received the R.K. Bliss Award during Iowa State University’s annual awards ceremony in September. The award recognizes outstanding achievement of an ISU Extension and Outreach staff member for developing an overall or continuing extension education program. ISU Extension and Outreach’s Region 7 includes Hamilton, Humboldt, Webster, and Wright Counties. Pictured from left are John Lawrence, ISU Vice-President for Extension and Outreach; Chizek; and Wendy Wintersteen, Iowa State University president. Chizek and his wife, Pam, live in Manson.