to attend national 4-H Congress
Two Idaho County 4-H members have been selected to attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta Georgia November 22 – 27, 2007 . Jessica Munson and Samantha Spencer are two of ten 4-H members in the state of Idaho to be recognized for their outstanding achievements in the 4-H program.
The theme for this year’s National Congress is “ Accept the Challenge”. Delegates will participate in a variety of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities focusing on leadership, youth empowerment, and cultural diversity. Delegates will experience as many events as possible while in Atlanta including the Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca- Cola, CNN Center, the Carter Presidential Library, and the Martin Luther King Center. Atlanta is truly an international city with 42 different foreign consulates.
Jessica Munson is the daughter of Kim & Margaret Munson of Riggins and is a junior at Salmon River High School. She has been a 4-H member for 10 years as a member of the Salmon River 4-H Club participating in horse, dog, and market lamb projects. Jessica also participated in the Know Your Government Conference and is an Idaho County 4-H Ambassador.
Samantha Spencer is the daughter of Butch & Jean Spencer of Cottonwood and is a sophomore at Prairie High School. She has been a 4-H member for 8 years as a member of the Keuterville Livestock 4-H Club participating in cooking, veterinary science, and market beef projects. Samantha also participated in the Know Your Government Conference and is an Idaho County 4-H Ambassador.
The state has secured funding for all of the expenses at Congress (registration, meals, lodging). The delegates will be required to pay a portion of the travel expenses.