Delegates chosen for Washington trip

Delegates chosen for Washington trip Allison Knutson, Nancy Heine and Tabitha Hubert, all of Vermillion, have been selected to participate in the 1999 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus trip to Washington DC July 2-11.

The Clay County 4-H'ers are three of the approximately 80 South Dakota 4-H'ers who will have an opportunity to visit the nation's capitol and the National 4-H Center. Participants will have the chance to debate national issues with 4-H members and leaders from 12 to 14 states.

The delegates will also visit with their U.S. senators and representatives. Selections were based on the member's accumulative 4-H record, personal interview and application form.

Allison is a nine year member of the Jolly Juniorettes 4-H Club. Her parents are Richard and Virginia Knutson. Allison has been active in the visual arts, foods and nutrition, breads, home living, photography, dairy foods and horticulture project areas.

Nancy, daughter of Francis and Doris Heine, is a 10-year member of the Jolly Juniorettes 4-H Club.

During her 4-H career she has been active in the sheep, swine, foods and nutrition, visual arts, horticulture, home living, community service, citizenship, leadership and photography projects.

Tabitha, daughter of Joe and Jeanette Hubert, is a nine-year club member of the Coyote Cubs. She has participated in beef, swine, visual arts, home living, foods and nutrition, clothing, breads, electric, photography, community service, child development and citizenship projects.

David Jensen, son of Robert and Sharron Jensen, Vermillion, was named alternate.

The Citizenship Washington Focus trip is sponsored by the Clay County 4-H Leaders Association, Clay County Junior Leaders Association, Clay County Youth Trust Fund and the South Dakota 4-H Foundation.

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