RENSSELAER CO., N.Y. — James Czub of Schaghticoke and son of Jim and Jackie Czub was selected as the 2021 4-H Lohnes Award recipient.
As a well-rounded 4-H member, James has been involved in the county-wide 4-H Teen Exchange as well as the Stablemates and Barn Bums 4-H Clubs. Over the years James served in a variety of leadership roles. chairing many fundraisers, serving as the President of the 4-H Teen Exchange for two years and representing 4-H at local gatherings with policy makers and agriculture events. In 2019 James was a delegate to the National Youth Agri-Science summit at the National 4-H Center and Washington D.C. Throughout his 4-H career, James has been a mainstay helping and participating in many 4-H horse events, winning Champion Western Rider in 2020 at the Centennial 4-H Horse Show (the Schaghticoke Fair).
James graduated from Hoosic Valley High School and currently is completing his freshman year at Purdue University where he is majoring in Agriculture Engineering. Thank you to the Lohnes Family who continues to sponsor this award in memory of Bob Lohnes who initiated this award in 1983.
For more information about this or other youth programming opportunities, please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Rensselaer County or your respective Cooperative Extension Office. CCE is an equal opportunity employer and programmer.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Rensselaer County