Franklin County 4-H Supporter
Inducted May 14, 2009
Roger H. Bedford Jr. represents Franklin County as part of his Senate district. Bedford has always shown support of Franklin County 4-H and wants the program to remain active in the community. He realizes the great impact 4-H has on the youth of the county and across the state. He understands the importance of agriculture and competitive events, such as Blocks Rocks! and eXtreme Birdhouse and the significance of individual youth development 4-H teaches through the BIG M: Belonging, Independence, Generosity, and Mastery.
Franklin County 4-H’ers have been able to attend Citizenship Washington Focus, Midwinter Teen Leader Retreat, 4-H Enrichment Tour, and 4-H Football Day through the support of Bedford.
Through his generosity, Franklin County 4-H’ers have developed strong leadership skills, responsibility, empathy, integrity, work ethics, and pride, all of which can be used in everyday life. Bedford has cheerfully and enthusiastically supported the youth within Franklin County.
Nominated by Katernia W Cole and the Franklin County Extension Office