Oklahoma/U.S. – Masonic Charity Foundation sponsors 4-H Youth Leadership Summit with $25,000 donation


Oklahoma/U.S. - Masonic Charity Foundation sponsors 4-H Youth Leadership Summit with $25,000 donation

(by editorial board, Oklahoma State University, July 19, 2022)

 

The Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma (MCFOK) contributed $25,000 to the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation to sponsor the Oklahoma 4-H Innovate Youth Leadership Summit. Hosted by the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development program, the 4-H summit took place April 8-10 in Sulphur and was designed to teach 4-H youth skillsets in agricultural science, computer science, STEM and education, according to the Oklahoma 4-H Innovate Youth Leadership Summit website.

The event included a track system from which youth chose environmental sciences/wildlife, NASA’s Artemis Mission, photography, Ag in the Classroom or Chemistry in the Kitchen as their focus for the program. Adult partners and Oklahoma State University Extension educators assisted with ensuring student success. Youth were tasked with the challenge of teaching other 4-H youth what they learned at the summit.

The $25,000 donation was used to offset expenses of conducting the summit. MCFOK is a regular benefactor of the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation and Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development.

“Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma investments in 4-H science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and state 4-H Roundup are making an indelible difference in the lives of our 4-H youth,” said Milford H. Jenkins, Oklahoma 4-H Foundation executive director. “Oklahoma 4-H will always owe MCFOK a huge debt of gratitude for their financial support.”

In the past three years, over 100 Innovators (4-H teen leaders) have been trained on…

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Oklahoma/U.S. - Masonic Charity Foundation sponsors 4-H Youth Leadership Summit with $25,000 donation

 

Oklahoma/U.S. - Masonic Charity Foundation sponsors 4-H Youth Leadership Summit with $25,000 donation
 

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