Local delegates attend 4-H State Council Conference


Edgecombe County 4-H delegates, from left, Brittany Anderson, Steven Bradley, Mallory Lancaster and Emily Hill recently attended the 4-H State Council Conference in Raleigh.


By Misty Varnell
Special to the Telegram

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Four delegates from Edgecombe County attended the 4-H State Council Conference Nov. 19-20 in Raleigh.

The 4-H’ers who attended from Edgecombe County were Brittany Anderson, Steven Bradley, Emily Hill and Mallory Lancaster.

The delegation joined more than 270 youth and adults from across North Carolina. While at the conference, delegates had the chance to participate in interactive workshops, improve their leadership skills and learn with others from across the state.

During the conference, attendees celebrated and recognized 4-H Youth Volunteer award winners and helped celebrate the achievements of youth reaching new 4-H Ambassador levels.

The 4-H program is the youth education program of N.C. Cooperative Extension based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. More than 239,000 young people ages 5 through 18 participate in North Carolina 4-H activities each year with the help of 21,700 adult and youth volunteers.

For more information on the 4-H program in Edgecombe County, contact 4-H Agent Tanya Heath at 252-641-7821 or Tanya_Heath@ncsu.edu.