Jesse Isenberg, Indiana County 4-H member, has been chosen as one of 12 Pennsylvania youth leaders to serve a one-year term in an executive position on the Pennsylvania State 4-H Council. He was chosen at the 2013 Pennsylvania 4-H State Achievement Days held recently at Penn State.
Isenberg is the son of Bret and Alisa Isenberg, Indiana, and has been involved in 4-H for nine years. He is a member of the Gordon and Lucky Kids 4-H Clubs.
His 4-H activities have included camp counselor at Regional 4-H Camp, day camp counselor, State 4-H Teen Conference, Regional Teen Leader Retreat, Pennsylvania Farm Show and State 4-H Achievement Days. He is also a participant in communications programs and this year gave the first-place plant science presentation at State Days. He also serves as a 4-H Ambassador.
This fall, he will be attending National 4-H Congress, one of the highest honors that a 4-H member may receive. His honors have included Outstanding President and Peer Counselor Award at Regional Camp. He is a junior at United High School.
The Pennsylvania State 4-H Council is a pre-eminent group of young people selected from around the state to be the official spokespeople for the Pennsylvania 4-H program. The 4-H council officers represent more than 60,000 Pennsylvania 4-H’ers through programs and presentations with regional and state-level civic groups and interactions with local, state and national government officials and Penn State administration. They promote Pennsylvania 4-H at a variety of events including Pennsylvania Farm Show and Penn State’s Ag Progress Days. They are actively involved in state-level 4-H programming, leading their peers in educational workshops.