Grant County 4-H youth were recently recognized for their year-long accomplishments in 4-H.

Dannea Linneman

  • earned the The Citizenship Award, a special award given to older 4-H members who exemplify citizenship qualities such as leadership, teamwork and cooperation.

Hannah Nusbaum

  • also earned the The Citizenship Award.

Youth are also recognized for individual projects and participation.

Abby Gatch

  • represented Grant County 4-H at the Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Tova Lindberg

  • was recognized for her international travel experience to Costa Rica.

Another project that’s specifically aimed to help with leadership development is the Junior Leaders project. Several students received recognition for providing leadership to 4-H.

Alexis Brandemuehl

David Brandemuehl

Kendra Jentz

Anthony Linneman

Dannea Linneman

Randy Winch

Kaelyn Wiegel and Randy Winch were both awarded the Dairy Excellence Award and nominated for the James Crowley Award. Also recognized was a 4-H member who was graduating from the program — Kaitlyn Reed.

4-H members also received award discs for their individual project accomplishments as well as participation in other programs.

Grant County 4-H Cloverbuds received plaques or discs for their achievements. Cloverbuds are youth in kindergarten, first and second grades, who aren’t yet old enough to join as a “regular” 4-H member. Cloverbud members have the opportunity to learn about 4-H and the many different projects the program has to offer by previewing the program.