Currituck County 4-H Members Attend 2018 Citizenship North Carolina Focus

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Tucker Melton, Representative Bob Steinburg, Gabriel Campbell, Sherry Fischlschweiger and H. Gregory Dozier IV-
NC 4-H Citizenship Focus 2018 Legislative Visits

A delegation of Currituck County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh. The Currituck County delegation joined more than 120 youth and adults representing 47 4-H programs across the state. While gathered they exchanged ideas, gained knowledge and learned through hands-on experiences about the importance of being an active and engaged citizen.

Tucker Melton, Gregory Dozier and Gabriel Campbell, represented Currituck County at the June 13-15 conference. Through various conference sessions and facilitated discussions, delegates learned and shared information related to local, state and national government. Delegates also participated in sessions related to youth voice and community change. While at the conference delegates had a chance to visit the Legislative Building in Raleigh, meet with their elected officials and their staff, as well as participate in service activities throughout Raleigh.

4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus is sponsored by North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives. 4-H is North Carolina’s largest youth development organization, equipping more than 263,700 young people each year with the skills to succeed and improve the world around them. 4-H programs and camps encourage young people to “learn by doing,” helping them to develop into active, contributing citizens. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University coordinate 4-H programs statewide.

For more information about this event or other 4-H programs in Currituck County contact the 4-H Agent, Sherry Fischlschweiger at 252-232-2262 or sherry_fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu