4-H carries through 2020, adds new leaders to roster
March 4, 2021
COLFAX — 4-H has persevered and grown during the pandemic in Whitman County.
Janet Schmidt, county director and 4-H youth educator for WSU Extension, gave a report on the extension office to county commissioners Monday.
She noted a total of 434 youth were involved in 2020, along with nearly 80 leaders. Organizers have recruited 11 new leaders, who now train in virtual work sessions.
The 4-H robotics team had its season end after one meet last spring. It has since resumed after being cleared to meet for limited, in-person sessions.
Schmidt reported on the annual summer intern, who last yea...