A delegation of three Forsyth County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Forsyth County delegation returned home from the three-day conference, during which more than 140 youth and adults representing 61 4-H programs across the state gathered to exchange ideas, gain knowledge and learn through hands on experiences about the importance of being an active and engaged citizen.
In January of 2016, Forsyth County 4-H’ers submitted their 2015 entries to the North Carolina 4-H Project Record Book and Portfolio Competition, and over 30 students received awards for their Books and/or Portfolios!
Fourteen year old earns her third college scholarship at the annual NC Jr Beef Roundup held annually in Raleigh.
Skills demonstrated by effective public speakers are also skills that contribute to a successful job interview, and comfort with speaking to a group of people is helpful in most professions. Because of this, 4-H members are encouraged to give a presentation each year in order to practice public speaking skills.
"Get More with Milk!" In celebration of June Dairy Month, posters are now being accepted for the 4-H Dairy Poster Contest sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). The deadline for submissions for 2016 will be July 29.
Forsyth 4-H, the youth development program of NC Cooperative Extension is offering a free cooking workshop for youth ages 8-12.