"4-H taught me to pay attention to details, follow directions and I gained leadership and communication skills."

Years in 4-H

B.S. '81 Biology; Minor in Fine Art, Illinois State University


Horseback Instructor & Art Teacher

Favorite 4-H Projects:  Arts, Rabbits, Horse

How did 4-H contribute to your leadership skills today?

4-H taught me how to guide groups toward goals.

Did 4-H instill a career path for you?

I teach both horsemanship and art.

What advice do you have for someone who is interested in your career path?

Get as much experience as you can and select a spouse that shares your goals.

What advice would you give a current 4-H member?

Take advantage of as many 4-H programs as you can. Try several new projects at least once.

Why should young people join 4-H today?

4-H provides opportunities with guidance to youth.