XENIA — Two local 4-Hers recently represented Greene County at the Ohio 4-H State Leadership Camp.
Molly Rubio and Janine Stover attended 4-H camp July 9-13 after being selected based on their demonstrated leadership potential.
The camp is designed to build leadership skills among participants by encouraging them to try new things without fear of failure; providing opportunities to allow them to experience personal growth, and offering the chance to learn new ideas and methods to help strengthen local 4-H programs. The Ohio 4-H State Leadership Camp has been delivered every summer since 1946 and is recognized as one of the best of its kind in the nation.
Rubio is the daughter of Larry and Beth Payton of Jamestown. She is a member of the Eager Beavers 4-H club, advised by Gail Mueller. Her projects include Global Gourmet, Starting Up: Getting to Your Tractor, and National Safety Tractor and Machinery.
Stover is the daughter of Mike and Brenda Stover of Xenia. She is a member of the 4 Pawz and Clawz 4-H club, advised by Kristina Morgan and Guns N’ Clovers 4-H club, advised by Rick Stull. Her projects include Dairy Heifer, Fiber Goats, You and Your Dog, Obedience, Performance, Showmanship, Pet Pals, Leadership, Road Map: Where are you going?, Global Gourmet, Scrapbooking: A Guide to Preserving Memories, Archery and Rifle.
Nationwide and Farm Credit Mid-America sponsors the program and provides substantial camp scholarships to 4-H members nominated from each of Ohio’s 88 counties.
Story courtesy of Ohio 4-H State Leadership Camp.