2015 Northeast District 4-H Teen Retreat

— Written By Tiera Beale

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On March 13th – 15th the Northeast District 4-H held their Teen Retreat in Beaufort County. Bertie County had 7 in attendance. With over 220 youth and adults in attendance it was the largest teen retreat in the history of the district, or the state’s other four districts. Leading the event was the district’s President Grace Swain, the Vice President Danny Wallace, the Secretary / Treasurer Luke LaHay, and the Reporter Joey Moore. The event was held at the Washington Civic Center, the Beaufort County Community College, and the Washington Yacht Club. Youth in participation learned about mental health, leadership, parliamentary procedure, and college preparedness. Also during the event the entire district participated in an organized effort to provide care packages to families with deployed military personnel through Operation Military Kids

From left to right: Asia Smallwood, Patrice Gilliam, Jackia Chamblee, Tynicia Boone, Wishonda Riddick, and Myesia Gatling.

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