COLUMBUS — The 2016 Ohio 4-H Achievement Awards were presented recently at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus and Caitlyn Millhouse was recognized with the Family Life & Child Development Achievement Award which was sponsored by Ken & Christa Davis. Thomas Tilton was recognized with the CARTEENS Achievement Award which was sponsored by State Farm Insurance Foundation.
Millhouse, 17, is the daughter of Richard and Christy Millhouse. She is from Anna and will be a senior this fall at Anna High School. She has been a 4-H member for nine years and focuses on projects including cooking, arts, and child development. She is a 4-H State Ambassador and serves as a Healthy HERO. Locally she is a 4-H camp counselor and serves as a member of the Preble County Junior Fair Board.
Tilton, 18, has been a 4-H member for 13 years and is a Peer Leader in Preble County Carteens, a 4-H camp counselor and is active with his sheep and swine projects. He is the son of John and Nancy Tilton, from Lewisburg, and is a graduate of Dayton Christian High School. Thomas is planning to pursue a career as a pharmacist.
4-H Achievement Award winners will attend the National 4-H Congress with youth from all over the country in November in Atlanta, Georgia.
The evening was hosted by the Ohio 4-H Foundation.
Ohio 4-H is the youth development program of Ohio State University Extension, with more than 285,000 young Ohioans participating in 4-H clubs, groups and special interest programs.