Area 4-H members will be delegates at the National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Georgia November 26th through 30th. Since last year’s National Congress was canceled due to COVID-19, 2020 delegates will also be attending.
Kaci Persell of Grundy County and Dylan Hamilton of Putnam County are 2021 delegates. Kate Rogers of Harrison County is a 2020 delegate.
The National 4-H Congress allows 4-H members to learn new skills, network with other 4-Hers, and participate in service-learning activities. Missouri 4-H reports attendance at the National 4-H Congress is a culminating event for many 4-Hers and a highly sought-after award.
Selection for the trip combines scores from a written recognition form and an interview. Twenty 4-H members from Missouri are selected to attend each year.