Michigan 4-H State Youth Leadership Council welcomes new members

Five youth selected to the council.

The Michigan 4-H State Youth Leadership Council (SYLC) welcomed five new members who will serve a two-year term on the council. Established in 2015, SYLC is a statewide leadership opportunity for Michigan 4-H Youth Development participants ages 15-19. SYLC members serve as representatives of the Michigan 4-H program, promoting 4-H through state and local activities, and provide youth voice and perspective to inform statewide programs and goals. SYLC strives to create an environment where its members can network and share ideas, programs, and experiences with other 4-H members from across the state.

New SYLC members were selected through an application and interview process where they participated in group interviews conducted by a selection committee comprised of 4-H staff and current SYLC members. Applicants completed a written application and submitted a reference in order to serve on the council.

New members selected for the 2022-23 term include:

  • Dori Battel, Huron County
  • Gabrielle Gray, Roscommon County
  • Caitlynn Pratt, Otsego County
  • McKenzie Sing, Berrien County
  • Alexis Skop, Antrim County

They join with members completing the second year of their term:

  • Victoria Brown, Hillsdale County
  • Adelle Dingledine, Ingham County
  • Micaela Geborkoff, Houghton County
  • Hayden Graves, Marquette County
  • Halle Graves, Marquette County
  • Terrell Jordan, Wayne County
  • Joscelyn Layman, Hillsdale County
  • Brenna Marshall, Ingham County
  • Fawn Muraske, Newaygo County
  • Renee Nails, Macomb County
  • Daisy Rogers, Hillsdale County
  • Aidan Ward, Cass County

For more information about the Michigan 4-H State Youth Leadership Council, or to request an appearance of a SYLC member at a virtual meeting, program, or event, please contact the staff advisors, Jackie Martin, Sara Keinath, or Connie Lange.

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