Kaitlyn Markwood and Caleb Haines were selected to represent Williams County at the Ohio 4-H State Leadership Camp at 4-H Camp Ohio, July 5-9, 2016.
Nationwide and Farm Credit Mid-America sponsors the program and provides substantial camp scholarships to 4-H members nominated from each of the Ohio’s 88 counties.
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.
The participants were chosen for the camp based on their demonstrated leadership potential.
Kaitlyn Markwood is the daughter of David and Jennifer Saul of Bryan. She is a member of the Stars of 4-H Club. Her projects include Beef Breeding, Sheep Breeding, Cake Decorating, and Horse Management.
Caleb Haines is the son of Paul and Melanie Haines of Montpelier. He is a member of the Stars of 4-H Club. His projects include Global Gourmet (Food and Nutrition), Shopping Savvy (Clothing and Textiles), and Market Hogs.