JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (June 14, 2017) – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program connects youth to hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, contributing members of society. In an effort to recognize the great things that 4-H youth accomplish, each month Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County will name a 4-H SuperYouth. The April SuperYouth was Andrew Waag.
Andrew started 4-H as a Cloverbud and has been a member for six years. He is a member of the Fredonia Fireworks 4-H Club where he has served as both president and vice-president. Andrew is very active in club projects and enjoys the horticulture, woodworking, conservation, aerospace, recycling, creative crafts, communications and expressive arts, robotics, foods, and electrical projects. Andrew has also completed community service with his club and is a skilled public speaker. He was selected for Western District public presentations twice and received a Stepping Stone award in 2011 for public presentations.
Andrew has also received a Milestone Award in 2015 in Communications and Expressive arts. His antler lamp was selected as a State Fair exhibit and he also received a Special Judge’s award for an Adirondack table that he made in 2016.
A freshman Honor Roll student at Fredonia High School Andrew is active in Chamber Choir, Symphonic and Jazz Band. He has participated and starred in five musicals! Andrew has sang in the Chautauqua Children’s Chorale for four years as well. He is active on the track team and competes in discus and shot put.
Outside of 4-H Andrew loves to read and create with Legos. He has held a leadership role in Fredonia’s Impact Club and is a member of the Harvest Chapel WIRED youth group. Andrew has participated in the Quest backpacking club and is interested in camping, kayaking, and traveling. He is planning on pursuing a career in instrumental education and plans to continue to participate in theater productions.
For more information about Andrew and other 4-H SuperYouth visit the CCE website at cce.cornell.edu/4-H-youth.
The 4-H Youth Development Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a community based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Last updated June 14, 2017