Cherokee County & Graham County 4-Her’s Attend 4-H Congress
The N.C. 4-H Congress is an annual educational event sponsored by the 4-H Youth Development Department at NC State University and planned by the State 4-H Council. This council is composed of 20 young people who serve as officers from their respective districts and 4 state officers who are elected at Congress. 4-H Congress has a usual attendance of more that 600 youth ages 9-18 from across the state of North Carolina.
This year, the theme was “Dare To Stand Together.” Each youth delegate was encouraged to stand up and take action this year in the workshops, with the speakers, and meeting new 4-Her’s from across the state. 4-H Congress delegates participated in some of 4-H’s most honored traditions while at Congress such as State 4-H Officer elections, Honor Club Tapping, and the Candlelight Clover.