19 S.D. youth selected to serve on 2016-17 4-H Youth Council
July 1, 2016
BROOKINGS, S.D. – More than 100 Youth from across South Dakota gathered in Brookings for the annual 4-H Teen Leadership Conference (TLC), hosted on the campus of South Dakota State University June 6-10, 2016.
During the conference 19 youth were selected to serve on the 2016-2017 South Dakota 4-H Youth Council. These youth will plan the 2017 Teen Leadership Camp.
Newly elected officers and members include: President, Tessa Sleep, Lawrence County; Vice President, Megan Andersen, Meade County; Publicist, Emily Muirhead, Lyman County; Secretary, Matthew Sperry, Brown County; Treasurer, Matthew Bogue, Lincoln County; Historian, April Hamilton, Spink County; Super Councilor, Logan Hoffman, McCook County; Super Councilor, Haley Ketteler, Stanley County; Brady Keller, Potter County; Taylor McMartin, Turner County; Marie Robbins, Brookings County; Alison Knutson, Turner County; Amanda Dean, Lawrence County; Emily Foiles, Clark County; Jace Woodward, Custer County; Sydney Hoffman, McCook County; Jensina Davis, Brookings County; Mary Katherine Schlichte, Pennington County and Nate Schoenfeld, Deuel County.
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More than 125 teens from across the state came together for a week of fun activities and leadership development, explains Laura Alexander, State 4-H Office intern and Co-Advisor for SD 4-H Youth Council.
"The week was filled with workshops, fun activities, and keynote speakers as teens looked to unleash their power, passion, and potential for the week," Alexander said.
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The conference featured several keynote speakers including; former Tripp County 4-Her and former National FFA Officer, Wyatt DeJong and national leadership speaker, Shannon Oleen.