Nacogdoches Co. Judge presents 4-Hers with proclamation in honor of National 4-H Week

NACOGDOCHES, TX (News Release) - In a special meeting of the Commissioners Court on the 23rd of September, 2013 in the Nacogdoches County Courthouse Annex, the Nacogdoches County Commissioners Court presented the 4-H Youth Development Program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service with a Proclamation designating October 6-12, 2013 as National4-H Week in Texas.

The 4-H Youth Development Program has provided experience-based education to youngsters throughout the Lone Star State for 106 years. The program seeks to provide a learning experience for the whole child, including head, heart, hands, and health, helps young Texans to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and fonn attitudes to enable them to become self-directed, productive, and contributing members of our society.

The program has more than 56,000 volunteers, who have given generously of their time, talents, energies, and resources to the youth of Texas.

The 4-H program has developed positive role models for countless Texans and through its innovative and inspiring programs, continues to build character and to insti II the values that have made our state strong and great.