CLEMSON – With minds as sharp as pencils, more than 700 eager students descended on the campus of Clemson University to attend the 39th Annual Biology Merit Exam on Friday (April 27). The longtime mega-event, which recognizes and promotes outstanding achievement among middle and high school students in South Carolina, is sponsored by the department […]
The 2018 South Carolina 4-H Engineering Challenge, aimed at raising student interest in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM subjects — played host to 179 students from across the state on April 14 at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus.
As part of the Raise Your Hand campaign, which runs through May 15, 2018, 4-H is asking its supporters in South Carolina to ‘Raise Your Hand’ to help kids in the community by providing the hands-on learning that only 4-H provides.
A group of students from Clemson University is learning how to use a melting pot of flavors to cook up lessons on cultural diversity. Nutrition dietetics students reviewed and collaborated in the design of the curriculum for the South Carolina 4-H Melting Pot program, a summer culinary camp designed for youth funded by the Walmart Foundation.
South Carolina 4-H Legislative Day was a chance for 4-H members from across South Carolina to share their stories of success with state legislators, and more than 425 4-Hers, family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents made the trip to the state's capital city.
Eight South Carolina 4-H’ers gathered for an extended weekend of forestry fun, knowledge and competition at the South Carolina 4-H Forestry Clinic.
Youth around the state are gearing up for the 2018 South Carolina 4-H Engineering Challenge. The Engineering Challenge is part of the 4-H Science on the Move initiative, a partnership between South Carolina 4-H and the S.C. Coalition for Mathematics and Science. It gives students ages 9 to 19 an opportunity to show off their skills while competing for individual and team honors in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) challenges.
South Carolina youth have an opportunity to take part in a groundbreaking project that could help them become more proficient in science, technology, engineering and math.
South Carolina youth can advance their coding and other computer-science skills through new 4-H programming supported by donations from Google.org. South Carolina 4-H received 30 Chromebooks, 20 Google Expedition sets and numerous STEM-based activity kits that teach programming, engineering, soldering and other skills.
Bamberg County 15-year-old Alex Ahlin became one of the youngest shooters ever to make the U.S. National Open Men’s Shotgun Team and took one step closer to realizing his dream. “I want to go to the Olympics in 2020 and win gold,” said Ahlin, who started competing in 4-H shooting competitions when he was 8. […]
More than 160 youth from across the Southeast competed in the 31st Annual South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up hosted by Clemson University Aug. 4-6, 2017.
Myles Hutton of Easley was sixth highest-scoring individual in the 2017 National 4-H Forestry Invitational held July 30 through Aug. 3 at West Virginia University's Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Conference Center. Ethan Altman of Saluda and Ashton Hallman of Ward joined Hutton on the South Carolina team, which took ninth place nationally.
The weeklong 4-H Clementa Pinckney Leadership Conference brought 30 high school sophomores and juniors from across South Carolina to Clemson’s campus to participate in numerous activities designed to promote teamwork, leadership and citizenship. Each participant leaves the conference with a “Vision Board,” a plan to have a positive impact on their communities.
Several South Carolina high school students have earned scholarships and trips to Atlanta and Washington D.C. for their hard work in South Carolina 4-H, which recognized members and volunteers at the 55th annual 4-H State Congress held at Clemson University.
South Carolina 4-H has a new project that’s sure to get a lot of buzz for a long time. The South Carolina 4-H Pollinator Program began this year and is already a hit. A total of 61 participants from 17 counties are registered for the project. One component of the program, the Honey Bee Project, is gaining a lot of attention.