Communications and Expressive ArtsMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of youth who completed a speech or demonstration (PRACTICE)


Number of youth who completed a state fair arts, photography, or other visual arts project (PRACTICE)


Number of youth who completed a drama, music, or dance project (PRACTICE)


Number of youth who indicated “yes or usually” to the Common Measures Experience Survey Question #6 “Is 4-H A place where you get to figure out things for yourself?” (SEEC)


Number of youth who indicated “yes or usually” to the Common Measures Experience Survey Question #13 “Is 4-H a place where you have a chance to be a leader?” (SEEC)



Singing Stardom

In her early teen years, Mandy Moore started singing “The Star Spangled Banner” at various sports events in her Floridian hometown, earning her the nickname “The National Anthem Girl. According to her own personal testament, this is how Moore was discovered and signed a record deal at age 15.Gabrielle Copeland is a 4-H member at the McCracken County Cooperative Extension Service in Paducah, Kentucky. She began singing at the age of 2 and she has never lost her love of it. She recently applied an...

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Singing Stardom

Stories Behind the Numbers

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    The Russell Co. 4-H agent collaborated with the Russell Co. Jaycees to conduct youth programs and the Floral Hall exhibits for the 2020 COVID19 edition of the Russell County Fair. To ensure the fair w... Read More

  • Communicating Virtually

    One of the programs that was interrupted by the pandemic shutdown, was the countys 4-H Communications event. While the Talk Meet is held in the Fall, the Demonstration training had just just gotten st... Read More

  • 4-H Youth Expo Provides Project Work Evaluation During Pandemic

    Developing an opportunity for youth to showcase their project work during the summer of 2020 provided a challenge during a global pandemic. Opportunities for youth to explore project work within the 4... Read More

  • Cloverville

    The COVID 19 pandemic has caused the cancelation of nearly all 4-H activities during the spring and summer of 2020. When word came down that the Boone County Fair was also being canceled, the Boone Co... Read More

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