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4-H'er leaves her mark by passing the torch...

At the end of her career in 4-H, Alli P. is wishing to make a bigger impact. The Carlton County 4-H'er has spent her entire youth in the horse project, learning and being encouraged by the youth who came before her.

Looking back on these past 13 years, Alli credits 4-H for empowering her with leadership skills she'll use throughout life. From serving as a club officer to representing her community as Carlton County's dairy princess, 4-H helped Alli work hard and achieve even the highest goals she set for herself. "I set goals initially based on what people said I couldn't do and having 4-H there to help me accomplish those goals meant everything to me."

Alli loved growing up on her family's farm near Willow River, Minnesota. Her parents couldn't get her out of the barns. 4-H was an after school opportunity for Alli to invest her free time building knowledge and practical skills in both the dairy and horse projects. Horses were her favorite.