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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Macoupin County 4-H teens put leadership to the test

Macoupin County 4-H members, Haleigh Hester of Staunton and Lydia Fulton of Worden, represented Macoupin County 4-H during the 4-H Teen Leadership Conference in Decatur, IL on Jan 6 - 7. The pair learned valuable leadership skills to better prepare them for the future.

Leadership comes in many different forms and Hester and Fulton were able to test their skills throughout the conference. The conference focuses on skills that are not only useful for 4-H, but also for educational advancement, scholarship applications, and future careers. They also bring the knowledge and skills they developed back to Macoupin County to assist with the 4-H teen leadership group.

For more information on 4-H in Macoupin County, please contact the University of Illinois Extension at 217-854-9604.


Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,