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Kristi J Stout
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL
Phone: 618-559-3384

Vickie Taylor
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development - Johnson/Massac Counties
University of Illinois Extension
1438 W. 10th Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
Phone: 618-524-2270
FAX: 618-524-3948

Dena Wood
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development - Alexander/Pulaski/Union
University of Illinois Extension
502 Oakley Lane
Mounds, IL 62964
Phone: 618-745-5200
FAX: 618-745-5201

Robin Mizell
Extension Program Coordinator, 4-H
University of Illinois Extension
P.O. Box 158
208 E. Main
Vienna, IL 62995
Phone: 618-658-5321
FAX: 618-658-2028

Brenda Hileman
Office Support Assistant - Union County
University of Illinois Extension
515 E Vienna St., Suite G
PO Box 604
Anna, IL 62906
Phone: 618-833-6363
FAX: 618-833-6304

4-H & Youth Development

4-H & Youth Development

4-H Mission
4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnerships with caring adults.

4-H Vision
A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for postive change.

Who We Are
4-H prepares young people to step up to challenges in their community and the world. Using research-based programming around postive youth development, 4-H youth get the hands-on real world experience they need to become leaders.

4-H Moto
To Make the Best Better

4-H Pledge
I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.