Name: Alison Knutson
Age/Grade: 18, Freshman at South Dakota State University
Years in 4-H: 8 years (10 including Cloverbud)
How many years have you been on youth council? 2 years
Why did you decide to join youth council?
I had held officer positions and leadership roles in other organizations and I wanted to take on the challenge of a new position.
What is something you are looking forward to with youth council this year?
Planning Teen Leadership Conference as a group of teenagers really is an amazing accomplishment and fun too.
What is your favorite 4-H project area? Why?
Showing Breeding Sheep. I have been showing sheep since I was four years old and it has taught me a lot about running a business, being responsible and has allowed me to make connections with many people in agriculture.
Why should 4-H members join youth council?
Youth council helps you come out of your comfort zone to voice your opinion and plan important events.