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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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New Survey Shows Teens Believe Reliable Broadband is a Key Driver of Equity and Opportunity, Call for Government Action

August 12, 2021

A new survey by National 4‑H Council, the Harris Poll, and the 4‑H Tech Changemakers coalition—comprised of Land O’Lakes, Microsoft, Tractor Supply, and Verizon—found that teens believe disparities in access to high-speed internet and digital skills are continuing to drive economic and social inequities in their communities nationwide.

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4‑H Teens Drive Digital Inclusion in Under-Resourced Communities by Teaching Digital Employability Skills to Over 50,000 Adults

May 17, 2021

National 4-H Council is announcing a vast expansion of its 4-H Tech Changemakers program supported by Verizon, Microsoft, Land O’Lakes, Inc. and Tractor Supply Company. Established in 2017 with support from Microsoft, 4-H Tech Changemakers trains and equips teens to teach adults digital employability skills that include online job seeking, social media marketing, software use, and more.

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Ivan Heredia, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Brand Innovator, Former Walt Disney Co. Vice President Ivan Heredia Joins National 4‑H Council as Chief Marketing Officer

February 16, 2021

National 4‑H Council announced today that it has appointed Ivan Heredia, former vice president at Walt Disney Co., as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective March 1, 2021.

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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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