4-H Day at the Capitol

6/4/2010 8:49:08 PM

Irvin Jackson meets Senator Robert Marionneaux.

Iwuan Jackson, Jerome Floyd, Jqcquellion Floyd and Senator Rob Marionneaux.

Pictured (not in order): 4-H'ers: Michael Lee, Tya Gordon, Mya Gordon, Asani Gordon, Skyla Batiste, Javier Smith, Jade Hurst, Ayanna Cooper, Nia Cooper, Devin Robbins, Derrion robbins, Melanie Carter, Imani Wyre, Stanley Hughes, Ladaisha Scott, Casseria Porter, Briana Cooper, Darrell Griffin, Verlisia Hookfin, Adrian Ard, Jaquelion Floyd, Trent Tanner, Jordan Hurst, Traveion Hurst, Joel Wright, Lajarious Floyd, Karissa Hughes, JoDarius Flowers, Brant Muse, Myron Smith, Da'Shelton Hughes, Detrivian Hamler, Jamya Watson, Terrineshia Batiste, Quantaveya Hamler, Bre'Ayanna Jacque, DeQuan Burton, Britt'Ni Jacque, Irvin Jackson and Iwuan Jackson. Volunteers: Samella Cooper, Briana Cooper, Vernessa Travis, Kenyatta Cooper and Debra Scott.

On Wednesday, June 2nd, 4-H'ers and volunteers from St. Helena Parish attended the annual LSU 4-H Day at the Capitol. This event totaled 1102 4'H members from across Louisiana.

The legislators were very impressed with the turnout and provided excellent tours and educational programs to the parish groups. State 4-H officers and LSU AgCenter administrators were introduced to the Senate and House in the afternoon sessions.

The St. Helena group consisted of 41 youth and five volunteers. They met with Senator Robert Marionneaux and asked him questions about the Gulf Coast and wetlands to get an understanding about the oil spill in the Gulf.



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