Hempstead County 4-H is pleased to announce that Caelan has been selected as the recipient of the Ivory W. and Paulette Lyles Minority Scholarship for the Citizenship Washington Focus Trip in the amount of $550.00. This money will be used to help Caelan go to Washington D.C. Arkansas 4-H sponsors an annual trip to Washington for 4-H’ers who are interested. This trip is known as the Citizenship Washington Focus Trip (C.W.F.). The dates for this year’s trip are July 6-July 13, 2019. As a C.W.F. delegate she will learn about the democratic process and her role as a citizen while experiencing our nation’s capital. She will be able to get the inside scoop about how government really works from prominent guest speakers. In addition, she and other delegates will participate in bill writing workshops, a national issues forum, mock elections, and congressional sessions that prepare the youth for leadership now and in the future.
Caelan is the daughter of Dave and Tammy Pearson and resides near Bingen AR.