Indiana 4-H Ambassadors

The Indiana 4-H Ambassador program was created empower teen 4-H leaders with the knowledge, skills, and aspirations necessary to be effective advocates for Indiana 4-H Youth Development. 4-H Ambassadors’ current leadership abilities will be strengthened and expanded so that they may serve as positive role models for younger youth; build meaningful partnerships with other 4-H teens, adults, and professionals, as well as community partners and sponsors; and promote the 4-H mission in Indiana.

The vision of the Indiana 4-H Ambassador program is that every Indiana teen 4-H member will have the personal initiative, program resources, and leadership opportunities to be a positive role model and a vocal advocate for the 4-H program in our state.

Indiana 4-H ambassador applications are now open through May 15

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application details: 

  • Don't forget to create a video about your interest in this opportunity to be considered for the Indiana 4-H Ambassador Program.
  • Interviews will be held during the first two weeks of June.
  • Ambassadors will be chosen June 24-26 and notified June 26-27.
  • The Ambassador retreat will be held July 31-Aug 2. This is a key part of the Ambassador experience, and applicants should hold these dates on their calendar. 


Indiana 4-H Ambassadors standing together

Who are the 2023-24 Indiana 4-H Ambassadors?


Travis Barnhart

Travis Barnhart

Travis Barnhart is a Junior at Triton Jr./Sr. High School in Bourbon, Indiana. He is a nine-year 4-H member, engaging in various projects, from swine and beef to goat, electric, leathercraft, aerospace, Jr. Leaders, and welding. He is a three-year member of both the Varsity Cross Country and Varsity Track & Field teams. He also participates in FFA, NHS, and FCS outside of school.
Shelby Davis

Shelby Davis

Shelby Davis is active in Jennings Co. 4-H. She came to the ambassadors with the goal of collaborating with youth throughout the state to help 4-H grow. She is active in FFA and 4-H Jr. Leaders in Jennings County, and was even royalty at her fair last year!
Audrey Fisher

Audrey Fisher

Audrey Fisher is a 7-year 4-H member from Posey County. She is thrilled to be a State Ambassador for 2023-24. Audrey participates in Junior Leaders, Share the Fun, and various other 4-H activities in Posey County, and in addition to 4-H, is in cheer, theatre, student council, BPA, and academic bowl.
Noah Miller

Noah Miller

Noah Miller is from Lake County and is in his 9th year of 4-H with the Griffith Grinners. Noah has tried many different projects, but his favorite project is photography. He is currently a sophomore in high school and is a member of his school's golf team and Beta club. In Lake county Noah serves as his club’s president, Jr. Leader treasurer, and county ambassador. In the future he would like to pursue a degree/ career in the field of business.
Kylee Reeves

Kylee Reeves

Kylee Reeves is a 4-H member in Montgomery County. Her favorite 4-H projects are Home Environment and Sewing. Through the 4-H program, she is involved in her county's Jr. Leaders program, Teens as Teachers team, and Tech Changemakers team. Outside of 4-H, Kylee loves being a leader in FFA as a chapter and district officer. She also enjoy cross country, track, and show choir. Kylee is beyond excited for her year as a 4-H State Ambassador and hopes to encourage everyone to get involved in their local 4-H programs!
Isabel Sayre

Isabel Sayre

Isabel Sayre is a sophomore at Benton Central. She is a varsity wrestler and runner. She stays involved in her school through BPA and Spell Bowl. Her favorite 4-H Projects are Consumer Clothing and Creative Writing. In her spare time, you can find her reading, biking, or at BW3's.
Emma Wooley

Emma Wooley

Emma Wooley is from Union County and is one of the Indiana State 4-H Ambassadors. She is in her 6th year of 4-H and enjoys Arts and Crafts and showing goats. She is a member of her school's Volleyball team, wrestling team, FFA club and FCA. In the future, Emma would like to pursue a career in rehabilitation physical therapy.

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4-H Ambassadors are available to engage in local 4-H programming. Reach out now to connect with the team!

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How are Indiana 4-H Ambassadors selected?

Indiana 4-H Ambassadors are 4-H members in grades 9-11 who have excelled in leadership and 4-H advocacy throughout their 4-H career.

Ambassadors must be members for at least 2 years before applying to the program. An application process includes a short questionnaire and video proposal. The selection committee will review all applications and invite a selection for the final interview process.

What is expected of Indiana 4-H Ambassadors?

  • Promote 4-H with potential members, parents, and the general public 
  • Help conduct 4-H events 
  • Organize 4-H promotional activities 
  • Represent 4-H in a public relations role with community partners and sponsors 
  • Develop personal leadership skills and self-confidence 
  • Develop and/or enhance skills related to leadership such as conflict resolution, facilitation, teamwork, decision-making, respect, and communication 
  • Accept and incorporate constructive criticism to enhance skills 
  • Explore and apply diverse concepts of civic engagement 
  • Teach others, facilitate discussions, and public speaking