4-H Citizenship Washington Focus delegates selected Theresa Dendinger of Vermillion and Andrew Jensen of Wakonda have been selected to participate in the 2004 Citizenship Washington Focus trip to Washington, DC July 3-11.
The Clay County 4-H members are two of approximately 80 South Dakota 4-H members who will have the opportunity to visit the nation's Capitol and the National 4-H Center. All delegates will have the opportunity to debate national issues with other 4-H members and leaders from 12 other states. Participants will also be able to visit with South Dakota Senators and Representatives. County delegates were chosen based on their accumulative 4-H Record and personal application.
Dendinger, daughter of Bill and Cyndi Dendinger, is a 10-year member of the Jolly Juniorettes 4-H Club. She has participated in the following 4-H project areas: Bicycle, Breads, Clothing, Computer, First Aid, Food Preservation, Foods & Nutrition, Hobbies & Collections, Home Living, Safety, Visual Arts, Wood Science, Community Service, Fashion Revue and judging schools.
Jensen is the son of Paul and Myra Jensen and is a nine-year member of the Young Producers 4-H Club. He has been active in Beef, Sheep, Swine, Rabbits, Poultry, Wood Science and Visual Arts projects and Crop, Horticulture, Livestock, Visual Arts and Photography judging contests.
The Citizenship Washington Focus trip is co-sponsored by the Clay County 4-H Leaders Association, Clay County Youth Trust Fund and the South Dakota 4-H Foundation.