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Dr. Jacqueline Applegate, President, North America Crop Science for Bayer, is Elected to National 4‑H Council’s Board of Trustees

October 18, 2021

Chevy Chase, Maryland (October 18, 2021) National 4-H Council is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Jacqueline (Jackie) Applegate, President, North America Crop Science for Bayer, to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Applegate was unanimously elected to the Board of Trustees during Council’s most recent meeting on September 16. “I am honored and privileged…

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Illinois Student Recognized for Global STEM Contributions with National 4‑H Youth in Action STEM Pillar Award and Scholarship Sponsored by HughesNet

October 4, 2021

Dhruv Rebba receives $5,000 scholarship, sponsored by HughesNet, and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for STEM Chevy Chase, MD (October 4, 2021) – In celebration of National 4-H Week, National 4-H Council today announced that Dhruv Rebba, 17, of Normal, Illinois, is the winner of the 2022 4-H Youth in Action Award for…

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South Dakota Student Selected for National 4‑H Award and Scholarship

October 4, 2021

Tashina Red Hawk receives $5,000 scholarship, sponsored by Bayer, and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for Agriculture Chevy Chase, MD (October 4, 2021) – In celebration of National 4-H Week, National 4-H Council today announced that Tashina Red Hawk, 17, of Mission, South Dakota, is the winner of the 2022 4-H Youth in…

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New Jersey Student Selected for National 4‑H Award and Scholarship

October 4, 2021

Kristin Osika receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for Healthy Living Chevy Chase, MD (October 4, 2021) – In celebration of National 4-H Week, National 4-H Council today announced that Kristin Osika, 17, of Mendham, New Jersey, is the winner of the 2022 4-H Youth in Action Award for Healthy Living….

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New York Student Selected for National 4‑H Award and Scholarship

October 4, 2021

Brianna Attey Mouanjo receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for Civic Engagement Chevy Chase, MD (October 4, 2021) – In celebration of National 4-H Week, National 4-H Council today announced that Brianna Attey Mouanjo, 18, of Endicott, New York, is the winner of the 2022 4-H Youth in Action Award…

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ABC’s “American Idol” and 4‑H Announce a 4‑H Audition Day in Collaboration with “Idol Across America”

September 14, 2021

4-H is going to Hollywood! On Friday, September 24, the award-winning singing competition “American Idol” on ABC will host a dedicated, virtual audition day with 4-H, the largest youth development organization in the country. Through this collaboration with “American Idol” and National 4-H Council, 4-H singers nationwide will audition over Zoom for a chance to become America’s next singing sensation.

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About 4-H

4‑H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow. 4‑H programs empower nearly six million young people across the U.S. through experiences that develop critical life skills. 4‑H is the youth development program of our nation’s Cooperative Extension System and USDA, and serves every county and parish in the U.S. through a network of 110 public universities and more than 3000 local Extension offices. Globally, 4‑H collaborates with independent programs to empower one million youth in 50 countries. The research-backed 4‑H experience grows young people who are four times more likely to contribute to their communities; two times more likely to make healthier choices; two times more likely to be civically active; and two times more likely to participate in STEM programs.

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