Local 4-H’er GraceLynn Harter was selected to attend the National 4-H Congress held from November 24 through November 28 in Atlanta, Georgia. Delegates to this national event were selected earlier in the year based on their documented 4-H and community achievements.
The purpose of the National 4-H Congress is to reward each delegate’s achievements, provide new and educational and cultural experiences, provide a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas among youth and adults, and encourage leaders of business, government, education, and public affairs to share in the development of youth.
This year, the theme of the congress is “Unforgettable Past, Innovative Future.”
More than 900 youth are expected to attend the National 4-H Congress in Atlanta.
Only 29 youth in Ohio were selected to attend out of more than 500 interested applicants.