Franklin County 4-H Youth attend State 4-H Council Conference

Meg Wyatt
Franklin County 4-H Agent

4H State Conference

Pictured in photo, from left to right: Abigail Graham, Christine Potter, Nathaniel Potter, Damian McKnight, sitting, Taylor Whitley

Five delegates from Franklin County attended 4-H State Council Conference November 19-20, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The delegation joined more than 270 youth and adults from across North Carolina. While at the conference, delegates had the chance to participate in interactive workshops, improve their leadership skills and learn with others from across the state. During the conference, attendees celebrated and recognized 4-H Youth Volunteer award winners and helped celebrate the achievements of youth reaching new 4-H Ambassador levels.

4-H’ers who attended from Franklin County were Christine and Nathaniel Potter, Taylor Whitley, Abigail Graham, and Damian McKnight.

For more information on the 4-H program in Franklin County please contact Meg Wyatt, 4-H Youth Development Agent at or 919-496-3344.

The 4-H program is the youth education program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, based at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State universities. More than 239,000 young people ages 5 through 18 participate in North Carolina 4-H activities each year with the help of 21,700 adult and youth volunteers.