UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Over 600 young people descended on State College, PA recently. They were all in town for the PA 4-H State Leadership Conference. The weekend provided the opportunity for 4-H members to come together for leadership training, networking, and learning experiences.
The weekend, themed “Ridin’ Wild with 4-H”, kicked off with a welcome address by Associate Director of Programs for PA 4-H, Dr. Joshua Rice, and PA Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera.
The weekend was full of leadership workshops which included topics such as team building, how to make a great first impression, SMART goals, parliamentary procedure, conflict resolution, job readiness, stress management and more. The event concluded on Sunday with a keynote address by Dr. Brent Hales, Director of Penn State Extension, retirement ceremony for the outgoing 2019 State 4-H council officers and induction of the newly elected 2020 State 4-H Council.
Administered in Pennsylvania by Penn State Extension, 4-H is a community of more than 6 million young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. For more information on Monroe County 4-H, call 570-421-6430 or visit us at http://extension.psu.edu/monroe.
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–Penn State Extension