Elizabeth Sanders from DeKalb County is one of eight young people selected from across the nation to serve on the National 4-H Congress design team. Elizabeth, along with the Extension professionals and volunteer leaders comprising the team, with help give guidance to the planning and implementation of the 2012 event to be held in Atlanta. National 4-H Congress is the culminating event for high school members competing in one of the 4-H projects.
Elizabeth attended the 2011 Congress as Tennessee's state winner in the goat project. She was initially selected as a nominee by the Tennessee delegation attending the 2011 Congress and after submitting an application and video tape, was chosen by the National 4-H Congress design team selection committee.
Congratulations to Elizabeth. She will attend the first planning meeting in February in Atlanta.