Luz Wilson has worked with kids for more than 20 years, but considers her current assignment one of the most rewarding. As leader of the J.U.B.I.L.A.N.T. 4-H Club at the Roberto Clemente Center in East Chicago, "Ms. Luz," as she is called by the children, teaches the youth how to positively express themselves, be creative and stay healthy.
The St. Joseph County 4-H Aerospace Club competed in the final round of a nationwide Team America Rocketry Challenge. The contest tested the club members' skills at building and launching a model rocket that carried a delicate cargo of raw eggs.
Purdue Extension programs strengthen and build Indiana's human capital. These benefits can't always be measured in dollars and cents, and yet, their value to the citizens of communities all across Indiana is real. One such example is the Indiana 4-H program, which assists youth and adults in their development through hands-on educational programs.
More than 3,000 fourth-graders in Fulton County have seen the light in their classrooms, literally, over the last dozen years.
Growers implementing the principles of good agricultural practices will learn the essentials of a required, written food safety plan for their operation by participating in a series of Purdue Extension online workshops.
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