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Neighbors Growing Together | Aug 28, 2014

Local 4-H'er selected for State 4-H Council

Aug 23, 2013
Madeline Hora is a member of the Jackson Jets 4-H Club and the 4-H County Council. She is the daughter of Brian and Theresa Hora of Ainsworth. She is a senior at Washington High School.

Thirty-six Iowa State 4-H Council members were inducted at the closing ceremonies of the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference and, for the second year in a row, Washington County 4-H has one recipient of this state 4-H opportunity.

Madeline Hora was inducted in June for her position on the 2013-14 State 4-H Council. She has been an active member of the Jackson Jets 4-H Club for eight years and a member of the 4-H County Council for two. She is involved in a variety of non-livestock project areas and currently serves as the 2013 Washington County Fair Queen.

The State 4-H Council members work to give back to their communities and help Iowa 4-H best serve the youth of Iowa. The State 4-H Council members serve as statewide ambassadors to the Iowa 4-H Youth Development program as well as in counties that they represent locally. The council members participate in working retreats throughout the year, and plan the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference. Other responsibilities include representing 4-H at events, organizing and supporting state 4-H events and promoting 4-H throughout Iowa.

“I’m excited to work with kids from all around Iowa,” said Hora. “We have already been busy working at the Iowa State Fair in the 4-H Building and getting to know our team for this year.”

“I am always proud when our older youth want to apply for these state opportunities,” said Amy Green, 4-H/Youth Coordinator for Washington County. “Madeline has been a wonderful member to county council and a leader for her club as well. I have no doubt she will represent us well at the state level.”

 

 

 

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