2017 4-H Youth Highlights

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2017 4-H Youth Highlights

School Enrichment 1126 students in 16 schools reached with Healthy Living and STEM classroom programs.

  • 75% of students had a better understanding of paycheck deductions, cost of children, and the value of having a spending/savings plan after completing Real World Real Money.
  • 80% of the children are eating more fruits and vegetables and 65% drinking more water and less soda, after Steps to Health.


4-H Clubs273 youth in 17 clubs with 24 leaders volunteering 573 hours!

  • 24 youth improved communication skills through presentations with 8 state winners.
  • Brookford Equestrians Horse Bowl team was state Mixed Division winners.
  • Three 4-H’ers selected to attend national contests and conferences
  • 70% of members improved skills in public speaking, leadership, citizenship, and teamwork because of their 4-H involvement.

Juntos43 students achieved greater academic success and college readiness.

  • 191 Success Coaching Sessions in 2016-17. 97 Success Coaching Sessions in 2017-18
  • 73% of students reported that Juntos helped them improve their grades, attendance, communication with their parents, and motivated them to graduate high school
  • 85% of students reported that Juntos helped them connect with additional educational resources.

Resources$34,808 in grants and donations provide support for 4-H programming.


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Photo of Beth Cloninger, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBeth CloningerCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 465-8240 (Office) beth_rogers@ncsu.eduCatawba County, North Carolina
Updated on Nov 30, 2017
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