ADA — Pontotoc County 4-H Ambassador program offers a great opportunity for younger members to gain leadership skills and better prepare them to participate in leadership roles. 

County Ambassadors must be between 11-13 years old and participate in at least 2 county activities and events yearly.  Candidates were chosen based on their applications, references and interviews. 

The six 4-H members serving in this role are the following:

McKenzie Bailey is an eighth grader and member of the Byng 4-H Club.  McKenzie’s  4-H projects include horses, goats, sheep and public speaking.  She serves on the Byng  4-H leadership team and is serving her third year as a 4-H Ambassador.  McKenzie is the the daughter of Rick and Malissa Bailey.

Sarah Harris is a member of the Byng 4-H club and the Horse project club.  Her 4-H projects include horses and public speaking. Sarah is serving her first year as a 4-H Ambassador.  Sarah is the daughter of Larry and Angela Harris. 

Sami Jo Scifres is a member of the Roff 4-H club.  Her 4-H projects are swine, public speaking and photography. Sami is serving her first year as a 4-H Ambassador.  She is the daughter of Joe and Shelley Scifres. 

Alexandra Smith is a member of the 4-H Nutrition club.  Her projects include public speaking, foods and nutrition and physical fitness.  This is Alexandra’s first year to serve as a 4-H Ambassador.  She is the daughter of David Smith and Sarah Miracle.

Sam Smith is serving his first year as a 4-H Ambassador.  He is a member of the 4-H Nutrition club.  His projects include public speaking, fitness and foods and nutrition.  Sam is the son of David Smith and Sarah Miracle.

Garrett Thompson is a fourth year 4-H member from Byng.  His 4-H projects include public speaking, community service, performing arts and horses.  Garrett has served as president and vice-president of the Byng Jr. 4-H and this is his second year to serve as an ambassador.  Garrett is the son of Bill and Lisa Thompson.

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