Allison Opheim Addresses Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference

Allison Opheim of Fond du Lac County serves as the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Youth Representative on the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council. In her address to the 2016 Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference, she shared her story of personal growth that was guided by the saying “Lions don’t lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.” That […]

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Sarah Schuster Addresses Wisconsin 4H & Youth Conference

Sarah Schuster of Dane County 4-H serves as Youth President of the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council. In her address to the 2016 Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference, Schuster shared her path to developing confidence through learning from her 4-H role models. “Leaders do not make followers, they make other leaders,” she said. And they make […]

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Emily Cadman Addresses Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference

Emily Cadman of Walworth County serves as the Youth State Fair Representative on the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council. In her address to the 2016 Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference, she shared how she adapted to her limitations through the 4-H Youth Leadership Development program. 4-H activities helped her gain confidence that made her feel at […]

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Compromising Clubs

By Miranda Golz, Wisconsin 4-H Press Team Do you have a club who can’t agree?  Are you unsure about how to handle conflict?  Do you wish your club did more to help the community?  You’re not the only one. In an interview with Morgan from Door County, she shared her experience at the Service Learning […]

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Capitol at night

The New Kid on Press Team

Press Team was more than just media recapping the greatest moments of Youth Conference, it was a chance for my artistic and leadership skills to grow with faithful colors. I enjoyed the skills I gained. I enjoyed the adventures I went on. I enjoyed taking and making pictures of Youth Conference events. But most of all, I cannot explain the friendship that I’ve made with everyone on the Wisconsin 4-H Press Team.

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Craig Hillier

Simon Says “Resilience”

Delegates at the 2015 Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference found a way to connect simple games such as “Simon Says” to real-life lessons of responsibility and resilience. Keynote speaker Craig Hillier Hillier brought an upbeat atmosphere to an audience of nearly 450 through delegate interaction and funny stories of his past, and drove his message home with his personal stories.

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