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Frederick County Extension Personnel
Mark Sutphin            Extension Agent, Agriculture/Horticulture
Vanessa Santiago      Extension Agent, Family Consumer Sciences
Marsha Wright          Unit Administrative Assistant
Tammy Epperson      4-H Technician
Jennifer Fost             4-H Secretary/Receptionist
Virginia 4-H Membership Policy
Cloverbud 4-H Members 5-8 years old
Junior 4-H Members 9-11 years old
Intermediate 4-H Members 12-13 years old
Senior 4-H Members 14-18 years old
For each of the age categories, youth must turn the entry age during the 4-H year, which is October 1
to September 30. That is, youth who turn 5, 9, 12, and 14 between October 1 and September 30 of the
current year may participate in these respective categories.
Eligibility for 4-H membership terminates on December 31 of the year the member has their 19th birthday


The Frederick County 4-H Program is an Educational Division of VIrginia Cooperative Extension. Youth
from ages 5 through 18 are provided opportunities to realize their full potential in many areas. Activities
involving citizenship, community service, leadership and achievement are stressed in the 4-H
programs. Youth ages 5-8 are eligible for membership in Cloverbuds, a non-competitive area of the
Volunteer community leaders are the heart of 4-H as they work closely with Extension Staff to provide a
well-rounded educational experience for youth.
There are 16 clubs in Frederick County involving over 250 youth and adult leaders. Hundreds more are
involved in school programs in Frederick County. The community clubs meet in homes, churches and
community centers. Contact the Frederick County Extension Office at 540-665-5699 for the club
nearest you!
All Star/Honor Club                         Dennis Bagnell
Apples N’ Bits - Horse & Service        Jean Marie Vogler
Apple Pie Ridge Cloverbuds               Marietta Walls
Civil War Investigators                      Bob Meadows
Cloverleaf Explorers                          Dixie Scheulen
Eggs & Ears                                     Bridget Dinsmore
Eggs & Ears Cloverbuds                    Bridget & Joe Dinsmore
Golden Horseshoe                            Rose McDonald & Faye Strickler
Gore Spirits                                     Aneta Swisher
Gore Cloverbuds                               Aneta Swisher
Hoof Hearted Cloverbuds                  Lacee Dienst
Livestock Club                                 Ruth Boden
Round Hill                                       Susan Lynch
Shooting Education                          Julie Shoemaker
Soaring Arrows                               Amy Ulland
Soaring Arrows Cloverbuds               Amy Ulland