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Ambassador Spotlight

I would like to start introducing our Ambassadors each month.  Our Ambassador program is made of up of 21 7th grade and older youth that have decided to take the next big leap into becoming leaders for our 4-H program.  These are exceptional youth who really take pride in working hard, promoting 4-H and having fun together. Want to become an Ambassador or find out more information about it?  Contact Mari Jo at the Extension office or come to our next Ambassador meeting on Friday, November 17th at 6:30.  We meet at the Extension Office

 

This month I would like to introduce you to Emma Bliss.   She is an amazing youth leader who always goes the extra mile.  Take note of her list of memories of 4-H.  I just don't think anyone can beat her oanswer on this question.

Age:  18

Grade:  Freshman year of college - attending University of Minnesota Crookston

Siblings:  Zach and Hannah

Favorite Color:  Purple and Blue

Favorite activities outside of 4-H:  Basketball, attempting to dance

Favorite music or artist?:  Country

Number of years in 4-H?  13

What club are you enrolled in?   Stony Lake Beavers

How long have you been an Ambassador?  4 Years

What do you like best about being an Ambassador:  The food

Favorite 4H project area(s) and why?  I just don't know.  I love them all.  I do know that this is my last year of 4-H and my goal is to have taken a project in EVERY project area before I graduate out.  I have a lot of work to do this year.

What is your favorite 4-H memory?  I have just a few.  LOL

• Tent caving in Up and down the river

• Milk drinking contest at state
• That's my dreaammm trailer
• Sea kayaking
• Real rock climbing
• Socializing basketball with different cultures
• Roger adventures
• Playing in the river at fair when little
• Water wars in the barn
• Kari's hair at NE
• When Kari got her state horse trip
• Showing sheep
• Swimming in a Leech pond
• Bowling Christmas parties
• Annual club hay rides
• Making and delivering May Day baskets
• Bonding with show animals
• Challenger course 2k14
• Cleaning beach then going swimming
• BLU met some cool people
• YELLO Feed my starving children
• Showing alpacas
• Winning interview finalist at state
Northeast and staying at water park
• Showing goats
• Singing camp songs at camp and everywhere
• Morning Ambie meetings: breakfast provided
• Rehearsing Share the Fun and performing
• Showing poultry
• night after general project judging no stress
• Ice skating with the club
• Table fun games at camp
• Bonkers
• Running around town hall @ club meeting
• Showing swine
• Learning to kayak & do archery at camp
• Meeting new people
• Getting reserve on my speech
• Doing well on Livestock interviews at county
• Painting other exhibitors animals
• Doing the scavenger hunt at Northeast
• Playing 4 square in 4H building
• The secret smores counselors got at camp
• Sarah thought Daisy's pic was a chicken leg
• Geocaching/ failing at geocaching
• Planting flowers in flower boxes
• Holding Shania’s chickens at Ask a 4her booth
• Karaoke/campfire/movie night at county
Sleeping in barn at county
• Riding float in Muskie days parade
• Explaining how my alpaca is not a sheep
• Being an officer at all levels
• Emceeing share the fun(my jokes were fire)
• Playing camp games
• Volunteer retreat
• Almost getting eaten by a Muskie (not really)
• Camp counselor training
• 3:30 am is now PANCAKE TIME @Neka
• That Ambie meeting we played board games
• That ambie meeting at Mari Jo’s house
• Making skits in our cabin at camp
• Accidentally inventing beef goat
• Stealing people's fries at county
• River raft ride at state
• Club rides space needle at state
• Showing in coliseum at state
• Club sledding at Shingobee
• At state when I got Neka with a cupcake
• Playing cards
• Bottle feeding Oscar
• That one time I won Gaga ball
• Making projects at project day
• SINGING at project day
• Learning how to play newton
• Making bicycle tube bottle rockets
• Playing chicken after cleaning beach
• Straw throwing wars
• Tie dying t-shirts
• Livestock fun games

 

Contacts

Mari Jo Lohmeier
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(218) 732-3391
mlohmeie@umn.edu
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