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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Oconee County Proclaims October 7-13 4-H Week

4-H Week Proclamation Presentation to 4-H Representative and Student 4-H’ers

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation in honor of National 4-H Week to the Oconee County 4-H on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at the Board of Commissioners meeting. The Board also recognized Noah Scheuer for his election to the 2019-2020 Northeast Junior Board of Directors and Amelia Sale for her election to the 2019-2020 Senior Board of Directors and for being a Master 4-H’er in the Housing, Equipment, and Environment project. National 4-H Week is a time for local 4-H programs across the nation to celebrate the many ways in which 4-H contributes to the growth and development of life and leadership skills in young people. The 4-H program in Oconee County is offered through the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension. Pictured (from left): back row – Chairman John Daniell, Commissioner Mark Saxon, Commissioner Mark Thomas, Commissioner Bubber Wilkes, Commissioner Chuck Horton; front row – 4-H Program Assistant Allison Barnes, Noah Scheuer, Amelia Sale. Other 4-H’ers who were recognized but not pictured were David Han, Master in Physical, Biological, and Earth Sciences; Kalani Washington, Master in Performing Arts, Instrumental; and Andrew Guthrie, Elected to Northeast Senior Board of Directors.