Three Teens Appointed to National 4-H Congress

CUMBERLAND COUNTY - Three Cumberland County 4-H Teen Council members have been selected to serve on the New Jersey delegation of the National 4-H Congress. National 4-H  Congress is a 90 year tradition which engages exceptional 4-H club members, from the United States and its territories, who are between the ages of 14 to 19.
Nikayla Hetzell, Ryan Rugenus, and Sarah Lamplugh will attend Congress from Friday, November 27th to Tuesday, December 1st with representatives from nine counties including Atlantic, Cumberland, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, and Somerset. The teens will participate in educational workshops that focus on diversity, cultural experiences, leadership, team building, and personal development.
The 4-H Youth Development Program is part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Rutgers Cooperative Extension. 4-H offers educational programs to all youth grades Kindergarten to 13 on an age appropriate basis, without regard to race, religion, color, natural origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. 4-H Program Assistant Donna Griebau, coordinates the Cumberland County 4-H Teen Council with the assistance of 4-H faculty, staff, and volunteers. The Council is one of the largest groups in the garden state area.
For more information about the 4-H Club, visit the Cumberland County 4-H Program website at or call 856.451.2800 and dial extension 3.

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