Marshall teen elected to Mo. State 4-H Council

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Northwest Missouri 4-H Regional Representatives are (from left) Kyle Hansen of Livingston County, Jacob Hall of Saline County, Meredith Oesch of Livingston County, and Hannah Persell of Grundy County.
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Jacob Hall, of Marshall, recently returned from Columbia where he was elected as a Regional Representative to the Missouri State 4-H Council. The election took place as part of the 72nd annual State 4-H Congress, May 31 through June 2, which was attended by 240 Missouri teens.

State 4-H Council members are elected by their peers at this event. These teens serve as ambassadors for Missouri 4-H and MU Extension, serving as the voice of youth in policy and programming. Last year, over 22,000 Missouri children and youth participated in 4-H clubs, and a Missouri 4-H program reached one of every five Missourians.

Jacob Hall is a junior at Marshall High School and an active member of the Saline County Junior Leaders.

Im looking forward to serving on the State 4-H Council, Hall said. I want to develop my leadership skills, and put my experience to work to help others.

For more information on Missouri 4-H, visit http://4h.missouri.edu and visit http://extension.missouri.edu to learn more about MU Extension.

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