OC 4-H Spotlight
Orange County Ambassadors for 2020-2021
Here are the Orange County 4-H Ambassadors! We look forward to your leadership to make this an amazing year!
Hello I am Eric Castillo from the La Habra Hilltoppers 4-H club. I am 18 years old and I have been in 4-H for 8 years now. I have done a lot of outside activities including club soccer for most of my life and participation in my school's Academic Decathlon teams and Marching band, I play 4 different instruments in that band. In 4-H I have been my club's president and teen leader for projects. I enjoy public speaking and I always look forward to fun activities especially ones that involve biology. I look forward to a great year that will be full of opportunities to better my community and myself.
My name is Sofia Castillo, I am 15 years old and I am a La Habra Hilltopper. I have been in 4-H for 8 years. During my years with the Hilltoppers I have been on the Executive Board for the last 4 years. I have taken the positions of Treasurer, Newsletter Editor, Community Service Officer, current Vice President. I have served on the Orange County Teen Council for the last 2 years as Secretary. I have been the Youth Co-Chair for Fashion Revue for 2 years and Youth Co-Chair for Food Fiesta 1 year. I was the Orange County Fashion Revue winner for 3 years and have been a Gold Medalist at State Fashion Revue for 2 years. I have led the Dog and Sewing Projects as the Youth Leader and I am currently a Platinum Star recipient. I am an International Baccalaureate student at Sonora High School and have played at Carnegie Hall.
Hi, my name is Serafina Martinez. I am a member of the Mesa Goat-Hill Go-Getters 4-H club. This is my tenth year in 4-H, and I am currently my club’s secretary. In 4-H I participate in a variety of different projects. My favorites include the crochet project and cake decorating project. In addition to 4-H I am a Junior at Irvine High School and a member of the water polo and swim teams.
Hi! My name is Dominique Montes, I am 17 years old and this is my 8th year in the La Habra Hilltoppers 4-H club. Over the past 8 years in 4-H I have served as the Recreation officer, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President, and I am now on my second term as President on my club board. I have served on Teen Council 4 Years as Vice President and 2 Years as President. I am also doing my second year as a County Ambassador. Along with being on many different boards at a club and county level I raise and show Market and breeding cattle, Market and breeding swine, and Market lambs. I plan on going to college to study Animal Nutrition and Livestock Judging with hopes to judge shows one day. I am so grateful for my years in 4-H and the different people I have met. The opportunities are endless. I cannot wait for this 4-H year and to see what it has in store for all of us!
Hello, I am Lauren Reyes and I have been in the La Habra Hilltoppers club for five years. I am 17 years old and a high school senior. Within 4-H, I am a California State Ambassador and Teen Adviser for the Orange County
Ambassadors for the 2020-2021 program year. I have also been State Civic Engagement Advisory Committee member, Teen Co-Chair of Food Fiesta, President of the Orange County Teen Council, and several club officer positions like Vice President. Outside of 4-H, I am a member of the College Board Hispanic National Recognition Program. I enjoy swimming, playing music, and crafting. In college, I will study Medicine. I love 4-H and believe it is a powerful program for every child. 4-H has sparked my passion for advocacy and teaching others. Let’s have a fulfilling year!
Special thanks to Ambassador Adviser - Esperanza Reyes!
Our CA 4-H State Ambassador!
Congratulations to Lauren Reyes - selected as CA 4-H State Ambassador for 2020-2021 and proudly representing OC 4-H!!
The 4-H State California Ambassador position is one of the highest service opportunities recognized by the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program. California State Ambassadors help shape the CA 4-H program. They promote 4-H, plan state-wide events, teach at events across the state, and more. California State Ambassadors are youth advocates for the California 4-H Program.
Showcasing the Great Work of O-C 4-H'ers
Our events are going virtual! Virtualogy Replaces Imaginology
Information and results: Virtualogy Site Page
Virtual livestock competition was a success!
Visit https://www.virtualogy2020.com/ for results
2020 Virtual Fashion Revue is completed.
Find information here: Virtual Fashion Revue site page
In these challenging times of shelter-at-home and dealing with COVID-19, 4-H'ers continue to use their head, heart, hands and health to do good for our community.
Take a look at all of the creativity of OC 4-H'ers!
COUNTY FASHION REVUE SERVICE PROJECT GOES VIRTUAL!
OC 4-H members have donated more than 250 face masks to clinics, hospitals, and homeless in our community.