4-H Citizenship Washington Focus delegate chosen

4-H Citizenship Washington Focus delegate chosen Connor Jensen of Beresford, Brett Logue of Volin and Hannah Nelson of Vermillion have been selected to participate in the 2002 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus trip to Washington, DC June 28-July 7.

The Clay County 4-H members are three of 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 also have the opportunity to debate national issues with 4-H members and leaders from 12 other states. Delegates will be able to visit with South Dakota senators and representatives. Selections were based on the member's accumulative 4-H record, application and personal interview.

Jensen, son of Charles and Rochelle Jensen, is a nine-year member of the Clay County Cubs. He has participated in the following 4-H project areas: home living, wood science, visual arts, electric, clothing and community service.

Logue is the son of Bob and Christine Logue and is an eight-year member of the Young Producers Club. Brett has been active in beef, clothing, community service, dog, hobbies and collections, home living, sheep and swine. He also participated in the 2001 Clay County Senior Livestock Judging team at the South Dakota State Fair.

Nelson is the daughter of Craig and Leslie Nelson and a member of the Clay County Cubs for nine years. She has participated in beef, breads, citizenship, clothing, community service, computer graphics, crops, electric, first aid, foods & nutrition, hobbies and collections, home living, horticulture, photography, sheep, swine, visual arts and wood science. Hannah held the positions of secretary for the Clay County Junior Leaders and president of her local 4-H club in 2001.

Jennifer Lindblom, daughter of Murray and Georgine Lindblom, Wakonda, was selected as alternate.

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

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