13 Missouri teens elected to State 4-H Council

  • Published: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

State 4-H Council executive committee members, from left: Ethan Vanderwert, president; Michael Dieckmann, vice president; Ada Tucker, secretary; Anna Loucks, treasurer; Caroline Mayes, outreach coordinator.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The new Missouri State 4-H Council was announced June 4 during the closing assembly at 2021 State 4-H Congress. The council comprises 13 teens from across the state.

Members of the new executive committee were voted into office by their peers:

  • President, Ethan Vanderwert, Boone County.
  • Vice President, Michael Dieckmann, Lafayette County.
  • Secretary, Ada Tucker, Newton County.
  • Treasurer, Anna Loucks, St. Louis County.
  • Outreach Coordinator, Caroline Mayes, Clinton County.

Regional representatives were selected by their regions to serve as their voice on the State 4-H Council:

  • East Central, Dawn Sherman, Warren County.
  • West Central, Lacy Merriman, Cass County.
  • Urban East, Kaitlynn Foster, St. Louis County.
  • Urban West, Jayden Hansen, Platte County.
  • Northwest, Lynn Dyer, Lafayette County.
  • Northeast, Mikaela Rojas, Linn County.
  • Southeast, Gracen James, Cape Girardeau County.
  • Southwest, Nathaniel Hudson, Jasper County.

These new State 4-H Council members will serve until the conclusion of 2022 State 4-H Congress next June.

Missouri 4-H is a program for all Missouri youths. Learn more about 4-H at 4h.missouri.edu.

Photos available:

2021-22 State 4-H Council executive committee members.

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President, Ethan Vanderwert, Boone County.

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Vice President, Michael Dieckmann, Lafayette County.

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Secretary, Ada Tucker, Newton County.

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Treasurer, Anna Loucks, St. Louis County.

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Outreach Coordinator, Caroline Mayes, Clinton County.

Writer: Samantha Brandeberry

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