Victoria was recently honored with the esteemed Daily Point of Light Award for her extensive community service activities. This decoration honors individuals across the country who are helping to meet critical needs in their communities.
4-H member, Oberhasli goat breeder, foreign-language tutor, and Miss Teenage California finalist… Rachel is a valued member of her community and the 4-H program.
4-H is preparing Elizabeth to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian or an animal groomer.
When Nathan first joined 4-H, he was, “a small introverted kid who just wanted to play with Legos.” While Nathan is no longer introverted, he still retains his love of Legos!
4-H remains one of Tyler’s primary and most fulfilling activities. Tyler says, “4-H has given me the opportunity to gain confidence in myself and to know that I can make a difference in someone’s life.”
Tristan’s fun year in 4-H included washing chickens, riding in a Roadster, and attending a leadership conference.
Ashlyn has been a busy bee throughout her first three years of 4-H! She participates in four projects, including sewing, and she has a great time displaying her hard work.
Alison’s 4-H experience has been very well-rounded. She includes leadership and community service activities along with her project involvement.
Ellen’s first year of 4-H was a blast. She can’t wait to increase her involvement next year!
As Evan grows older, his involvement with 4-H grows as well! The archery and sheep projects have been Evan’s primary focuses.
Dogs, cows, and horses – oh my! Despite several setbacks, Mitchell managed to have a very fun and successful year in 4-H with his animals.
“4-H is fun, interactive, and encourages new ideas,” says 10-year-old Shelly.
“4-H has made me a better leader and citizen by teaching me the things one person can do to help someone or make a difference in the world,” says Katie.
Kierstin has been in 4-H for seven years; “time sure does fly!” She has matured through projects such as animal fostering, pet therapy, sheep, and leathercraft.
After initially joining 4-H only to please his mom, Kyle found that he loves the program!
Between golf, swimming, fashion, and sheep, thirteen-year-old Kayla has covered a lot of ground in 4-H!
Bret jumped into his first year of 4-H with both feet, becoming involved with three different projects.
Kevin's patriotism inspired her to lead a community service project in support of our troops.
Kelsey demonstrates that diverse interests and related 4-H projects create a winning combination.
Alex has taken advantage of many opportunities offered through 4-H, like running his own business and training his dog.
Leonora brings a unique set of talents and achievements to her 4-H experiences.
Hannah juggles school, sports, and 4-H, but she manages to excel in all three areas.
As the parents of a shy child, Alyssa’s mom and dad enrolled her in many organizations before they came upon the winner: California 4-H!
Kendra shows that taking the reins of leadership is a fun and rewarding experience!
Want to know how to care for your chicken, goat, sheep, pig, rabbit, dog, cow, or llama? Just ask Tommy, an involved 4-Her and future veterinarian!
Nicolas, a four year member of the Reedley 4-H Club, has accomplished quite a lot!
Who knew that a keyboard could be made out of cardboard, paper clips, and a battery? John, a four-year member of 4-H, made such a keyboard in his electronics project!
Austin joined 4-H because that was, “what the other 1st graders were doing,” but he soon discovered a passion for the swine project.
Monica doesn’t just ask questions about her surroundings, she designs experiments to test her hypothesis!
Want to learn how to play an ancient Egyptian game? Just ask Jesse of Santa Clara County!
Raising guide dogs for the blind while juggling school and other 4-H activities may seem like a lot of responsibilities for a middle-schooler, but Colleen takes it all in stride.
Although project groups are an important aspect of 4-H, Dylan has discovered that leadership development is another integral component.
For Jackson of Stanislaus County, his diverse animals served as inspiration to join 4-H and increase his knowledge.
This dedicated 4-Her has overcome obstacles to become the California State Shooting Champion.
Fundraising and asking for donations is a necessary but difficult subject that must be approached with tact, care, and persuasion. Two sisters, Simone and Autumn, have become masters of this art and are using their talents to benefit their local 4-H club.
Zoey has taken advantage of many different opportunities provided by 4-H, from exchange programs to county events to state conferences. Throughout her experiences, she has appreciated the value of diversity and worked to give back to her community.
Katelyn, a member of the Felton 4-H club, was upset when she heard the news that the county was closing the local library. She attended a Library Board meeting and expressed her feelings on the closing of the library. Along with a few other Felton 4-Hers help, the library was saved.