Selected 4-H youth participated in the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador program. Forty-five youth participated in the 3-day program delivered by university professors and staff, Texas AgriLife Extension faculty and industry representatives. An instrument was developed and administered to the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassadors at the end of their first year of service to evaluate their perceptions regarding the perceived impacts the program had on: 1) career goals, 2) higher education opportunities, and 3) leadership development. The students perceived the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador Program increased their understanding of career development, higher education, and leadership development.
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Zanolini, W. F., Rayfield, J., & Ripley, J. (2013). Perceptions of Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassadors on Career Development, Higher Education, and Leadership Development. The Journal of Extension, 51(6), Article 23. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol51/iss6/23