July 19, 2017 | Rene Kiss
With a diminishing number of volunteers in emergency services, including firefighters and emergency medical technician crews, one Upper Peninsula township faced a growing problem.
July 13, 2017 | Rene Kiss
In just three years, two Michigan youth have received the prestigious Borlaug-Ruan International Internship, an honor bestowed on individuals who fight for food security for all. Francine Barchett and Kayla Zhu, both former 4-H’ers, credit Michigan 4-H for helping to ignite their passion for addressing global issues and preparing them as true leaders who plan to make a difference in the world.
May 11, 2017 | Maddie Curley
Early in March, regions of Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas were devastated by high winds and uncontrollable wildfires. With vast areas of grassland for grazing cattle destroyed, ranchers in that region struggled to feed and care for their livestock. Seeing a critical need, Michigan 4-H’ers across the state stepped up to show their support and provide relief.
February 14, 2017 | Ellen Grimes
A Michigan 4-H’er is living out her childhood dream at the young age of 16. Even though she’s still in high school, Isabella Kostrzewa is following her passion for fashion and design. She was a contestant on season two of the reality show “Project Runway: Junior,” currently airing on Lifetime TV.
February 10, 2017 | Lauren Scott
A new peer-to-peer Michigan State University Extension Michigan 4-H program is giving mild to severely disabled children from Lapeer, Macomb, Tuscola and Sanilac counties the chance to show livestock at the Eastern Michigan State Fair.
October 3, 2016 | Zach Robertson
Bay County 4-H’ers enjoyed science-based education and ethics lessons at this year’s fishing camp.
June 7, 2016 | Rosalyn Brummette
In their first year, the St. Clair County 4-H Robotics club has seen great success and is setting records within the Michigan 4-H program.
December 21, 2015 | Rosalyn Brummette
Ingham County 4-H member Steven Harkness recently helped to save the Troy D. Nealey Memorial Fund by selling his show pig and donating the proceeds towards the scholarship.
February 21, 2015 | Morgan Stulpe
What would you do if you knew the globe’s supply of food could potentially run out in 40 years? That’s the question posed to Michigan youth during the Ag Innovators Experience this past May.
February 10, 2015 | Julie Ruemenapp
In an effort to highlight the many different volunteer opportunities 4-H has to offer, the 4-H Volunteer Profile series will highlight a few of the many wonderful people who give their time to Michigan 4-H.