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Stutsman youth attend 4-H Extension Youth Conference

Stutsman County youth attending the 4-H Extension Youth Conference were: front, from left, Sara Hatlewick, and Mikaela Cofield; and back, from left, Samantha Schmoker, Danielle Schmoker, LaMae Turk and Morgan Well. Submitted photo

Samantha Schmoker, Danielle Schmoker, LaMae Turk, Morgan Well, Sara Hatlewick and Mikaela Cofield from Stutsman County attended the 4-H Extension Youth Conference (EYC) held June 16-19 at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

Throughout the week, they participated in workshops on leadership development, team building and life skills. They also helped with service learning projects at Yunker Farm, YWCA and Head Start, experienced recreation at the wellness center on campus and attended a formal banquet.

The Extension Youth Conference is planned and run by the North Dakota 4-H Ambassadors, a group of youth leaders age 16 to 23 from across the state. Danielle Schmoker and Samantha Schmoker are ambassadors from Stutsman County.

Next year’s Extension Youth Conference is June 15-18. For more information on the local 4-H program and EYC, contact the Stutsman County Extension office.