Tuesday, October 21

SU Ag Center: Louisiana Students Appear in 2014 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus Video

Baton Rouge, LA - Farm Credit has shared a video focusing on the 2014 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) which was held in Washington, D. C. on July 6th - 11th. Several students from East Baton Rouge and St. Landry parishes who attended the program appear in the video.

The video can be viewed on YouTube by using the following link:


Students who were selected to attend CWF 2014 were: Ronjacoby Bell, Maya Stevenson, Maya Ster-ling, Dwayne Smith, Jr., John Zacharie, and Anthony Jack. The youth were accompanied by two chaperones, Ms. Tara Hollins and Mrs. Tiffany Wilkerson-Franklin. Ms. Hollins is a science teacher at Southern Lab School and Mrs. Wilkerson-Franklin is the Project Coordinator, SU Ag Center.

CWF is a week-long 4-H citizenship program for youth ages 14-19. The program provides opportunities for young people to: strengthen communication, leadership and other citizenship skills on a national level; understand the importance of civic and social responsibilities as they relate to the development of better citizens and leaders; and exchange ideas, practice respect and form friendships with other youth from diverse backgrounds.

For additional information about  4-H programs offered through the Southern University Ag Center, contact Tiffany Wilkerson-Franklin at 225.771.2242.

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