By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon—
FLOYD COUNTY – Due to the COVID-19 restrictions this year, the Texas 4-H Ambassador Program held a Zoom meeting and Floyd County so two of their three Texas Ambassadors could finish the training.
TyAnn Phillips of Lockney completeed the online training for Water Ambassador. Due to a reason out of her control, Sierra Snowden of Floydada will finish her training on anther date. Phillips is a second year Water Ambassador.
The Texas 4-H Water Ambassadors program provides high school age 4-H members and youth an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge and practice leadership skills related to the science, technology, engineering and management of water in Texas.
Wyatt Bigham of Lockney is a first year Shooting Sports Texas Ambassador. Bigham complete his online training via zoom on Saturday as well.
Texas 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassadors represent Texas 4-H and youth development program and specifically Texas 4-H shooting sport for public relations purpose at special events such as donor-supporter functions and with general public, peer groups, 4-H groups, community service groups, schools and media contacts. They serve as spokespersons for the 4-H Shooting Sports programs, helping to make 4-H Shooting Sports programs more visible. The Ambassadors further develop their skills in leadership, public presentation, citizenship, community service, public relations and team building.
For more information on Floyd County 4-H, contact Mark Carroll or Cristen Brooks at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office at 806-983-4912.