Texas 4-H is built upon a base of outstanding employees, members, volunteers, alumni, and donors committed to Making the Best Better. These individuals are Texas 4-H, and these are their stories.
I am Texas 4-H, YOU are Texas 4-H, WE are Texas 4-H.
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Alumni and Volunteer Highlights
Coach Laura “Bird” Kuhn is the Texas A&M Head Volleyball coach, and a 4-H alumni! Check out Bird’s story about growing up in both 4-H and sports and how relatable the two still are even today.
Peggy Clingingsmith is a 2019 Salute to Excellence – Leader Legacy Award winner. “Granny” as she’s better known in Guadalupe County 4-H has lived a life of service and continues to produce a tremendous impact on 4-H youth.
A Day in the Life With a Texas Representative. Texas 4-H member Ty Wilson visited the Capitol earlier this year to experience a Day in the Life of a Texas legislator during session. To experience a legislator’s “normal” life out of session, he got to follow up Rep. Ernest Bailes in his home district for this second Day in the Life video. Check it out! #Texas4H
Travis County Youth Purchase Family a Home. The Combs family’s home was completely destroyed in Hurricane Harvey. After meeting the family at the Rockport Relief Camp soon after, Taylor Schmidt’s heart broke for the family of six living in a tent. She gathered her Leaders 4 Life team and with the help of fellow 4-H’ers Colby Warwick and Martha Dolliver, raised enough money to purchase a down payment on a home for the family.
Gregg County 4-H boasts more than 200 new 4-H members after chartering Ware Elementary as a Champion School Program. Thanks to the Gregg County Master Gardeners, students are learning about different projects and engaging in activities such as the Food Challenge contest. Ware Elementary 4-H is Texas 4-H!