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Codee Gilbertson, a Kenmare High School senior, was recently chosen as one of about 40 4-H ambassadors in North Dakota. Gilbertson, who has been active in 4-H and on the farm near Sherwood, is the first person chosen in Renville County in many years.
By Marvin Baker
Whether it’s her upbringing, her friends at school, her 4-H peers or her goals in life, Codee Gilbertson seems wise beyond her years.
The Kenmare High School senior put that wisdom to the test in November, being named one of 40 4-H ambassadors in North Dakota.
“It’s an honor being selected,” Gilbertson said. “I’m the first one from my county in many years. Nobody gets to be an ambassador from this part of the state.”
Becoming an ambassador is not an easy task. There are a number of criteria that must be met, including making new friends. That may seem like an easy one, however, when you read into it, it’s about positive interaction and compromising to get things done for the greater good... Read EVERY WORD on EVERY PAGE of The Kenmare News by subscribing--online or in print!