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.
Alumni and Volunteer Highlights
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.
Howard County AgriLife Extension hosts Stitch N Thyme every summer, allowing youth from surrounding counties to come and learn about the clothing and textiles, interior design, and foods and nutrition projects in an interactive two-day camp. Interested in starting your own event? Check out this video to see how they make theirs so successful.
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!
The Rains Intermediate School Champion School program continues to make a positive difference in the lives of youth. With guidance from the County Extension Agents, the Rains Intermediate Staff have built a successful program. Learn more about what they did in this video and some tips for starting your own program.
Rains Intermediate School in Emory, Texas, started their 4-H Champion School after school program in the fall of 2018. Students have blossomed and the whole community has jumped on board, creating a very successful program under the leadership of Intermediate School principal, Rachel Traylor.
This summer, five youth from the Lone Star State traveled beyond our nation’s borders through the States’ 4-H International Exchange Program. The youth, ranging in ages 14 to 18 traveled to Japan or Costa Rica for a four-week homestay, often described as truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Read More…..
Keeping The Clover In Bloom
Ann Mitchel – 4-H youth across the nation blossom because of volunteers. Growing clovers in Grimes County is continually nourished by the relentless energy and devotion of “Ms. Ann”. Read More…..
Juntos 4-H – where families, communities, challenges, dreams, and opportunities grow together. Read More…..