Assumption 4-H’ers Chosen to Serve on State Boards

Staff Report

The Louisiana 4-H program is committed to developing leadership skills in youth. One of the methods in which leadership skills are developed and enhanced is through the State 4-H Leadership Board experience. More than 80 youth serve on one of the statewide youth leadership teams including the Citizenship Board, Executive Board, Fashion Board, Food and Fitness Board and the SET Board.

The leadership boards give youths the opportunity to work together on a common focus while developing leadership for statewide programs. The youths serving on the boards provide leadership and guidance to the positive direction of the 4-H program.

Taylor Martin was chosen to serve on the Louisiana 4-H Citizenship Board. The board assists with the development of educational programs that provide opportunities for exploring citizenship and cultural awareness on local, state and national levels. It focuses on community service learning and civic engagement. The primary objectives are serving and learning about their community, developing leadership skills, building character, and helping others. Martin is the daughter of Lyn Clement and Chris Martin.

Jacelynn LeBlanc was chosen to serve as one of the 4-H Regional representatives for the Southwest Region. Her primary goal is to represent the 4-H members of the Southwest region on a state level. She will also be essential in overseeing, planning, and conducting statewide events. LeBlanc is the daughter of Ryan and Dawn LeBlanc.