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The Illinois 4-H Clover Connection creates a conversation with 4-H alumni to learn about their experiences in 4-H and how 4-H has impacted their life. The Illinois 4-H Clover Connection video series has also included Clovers in Carts at the Illinois State Fair and Clover in Combines.  Enjoy these 4-H alumni stories!

Dr. Janice Seitz, 2021 National 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee

The Illinois 4-H Clover Connection creates a conversation with 4-H alumni to learn about their experiences in 4-H and how 4-H has impacted their life. Dr. Janice Seitz is a 4-H alumna from Ohio and served as the Assistant Dean & Director of Illinois 4-H from 1997-2003 and the Associate Dean & Director of the University of Delaware Extension & Outreach. Jan was selected to be inducted into the 2021 National 4-H Hall of Fame from Illinois.

Holly Spangler

The Illinois 4-H Clover Connection creates a conversation with 4-H alumni to learn about their experiences in 4-H and how 4-H has impacted their life. Holly Spangler is a 4-H alumna from Edwards County and serves as the Editor of Prairie Farmer & Executive Editor of Farm Progress.

Olivia Bohleber, White County 4-H Alumna

Welcome to Illinois 4-H Clover Connection, an opportunity to meet 4-H alumni and learn more about how 4-H has impacted their lives. Today we feature Olivia Bohleber, a White County 4-H alumna. Olivia was just named Miss Collegiate USA in July 2021.

Clovers in Carts with Colleen Callahan

We visit with Colleen Callahan, Director of Illinois Department of Natural Resources and a 4-H alumna about how 4-H impacted her life and the role she plays at the 2021 Illinois State Fair.

Clovers in Carts with Kendra Anderson

Join us for the next edition of Clovers in Carts with Kendra Anderson, Midwest Dairy at the Illinois State Fair! Kendra is a 4-H alumna from Stephenson County and joined us to talk about her 4-H experience and the Dairy Barn!

Clovers in Combines: Ken & Becky Ropp

Join us for the next series of the IL Clover Connection with Clovers in Combines where we visit with 4-H alumni about their experiences in 4-H and how 4-H impacted their lives! Today we visit with Ken and Becky Ropp. Ken is a 4-H alumnae from McLean County and Becky is a 4-H alumna from McDonough County. Ken and his family are owners of Ropp Farms and Ropp Jersey Cheese. Becky also is the Director of Communications at Growmark.

Clovers in Combines with the Lourash Family

Join us for the next series of the IL Clover Connection with Clovers in Combines where we visit with 4-H alumni about their experiences in 4-H and how 4-H impacted their lives! Today we visit with Deanna Lourash, Karen Hastings & Terry Lourash, all alumni from Champaign County.

Clovers In Combines with Jared Gregg

Join us for the next series of the IL Clover Connection with Clovers in Combines where we visit with 4-H alumni about their experiences in 4-H and how 4-H impacted their lives! Today we visit with Jared Gregg, a Piatt County 4-H alumnus.