4-H Motto

Jan Morgan, Simpson, Jenny C.  |  7/29/2005 12:11:24 AM

4-H in Plaquemines Parish.....

is a part of a local, state, national and international youth program. It is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States. Our parish has approximately 700 members and 21 organizational club leaders and over 100 4-H volunteers.

4-H agents develop and execute educational programs and activities that provide youth the opportunity to develop life skills such as self esteem, community and citizen responsibility, decision making, organization and social interaction. They are assisted in this goal by staff members of the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, and both parish and state LSU AgCenter Extension Offices. School leaders, volunteer parents and other lay leaders, who share their time and talents in service to this youth organization in Plaquemines Parish, are a very fundamental element in the success of 4-H in Plaquemines Parish.

The 4-H Slogan, "Learn By Doing", is accomplished through project club work, community service learning projects, contests, workshops, leadership development, club activities, enrichment programs, educational programs, camps and monthly meetings.

4-H Motto, Colors, Slogan.....

4-H Motto: To Make The Best Better

4-H Colors: Green and White

4-H Slogan: Learn by Doing

4-H Pledge.....

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

4-H Creed.....

I believe in 4-h work for the opportunity it will give me to become a useful citizen.

I believe in training of my HEAD for the power it will give me to think, to plan and to reason.

I believe in the training of my HEART for the nobleness it will give me to become kind, sympathetic, and true.

I believe in the training of my HANDS for the dignity it will give me to be helpful, useful and skillful.

I believe in the training of my HEALTH for the strength it will give me to enjoy life, to resist disease and to work efficiently.

I believe in my World, my Country, my State and my Community and in my responsibility for their development.

In all these things I believe, and I am willing to dedicate my efforts to their fulfillment.


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