Tarrant County 4-H Announces
County Officers & Ambassador Team
Samantha Mares - Tarrant County 4-H President and Tarrant County Ambassador. Ms. Mares, an Arlington resident and high school senior, has been part of 4-H for six years. Currently serving as Secretary at the club-level, she also participates on the Tarrant County Youth Council Board, and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Tedx Youth at Fort Worth project. A recipient of the Danforth 4-H award, Ms. Mares’ projects include Wildlife Conservation and Public Speaking. She plans to major in Wildlife and Fisheries and minor in Agricultural Communications at Texas A&M University.
Katie Womble - Tarrant County 4-H Vice President and Tarrant County Ambassador. Ms. Womble, a high school junior and a resident of Keller, has been a 4-H member for seven years. Currently serving as 2nd Vice President at the club-level, she has held numerous other officer roles through the years. While Ms. Womble’s leadership activities consume a great deal of time, her other interests include Clothing and Textiles. However, her real passion lies in the Communication/Expressive Arts where she hopes to pursue a career.
Amanda Roach - Tarrant County 4-H Secretary. In her 10+ year 4-H career, Ms. Roach, a high school junior, has held various 4-H leadership roles at both the club level and the Tarrant County level. Ms. Roach, a North Richland Hills resident, received the 2014 4-H Gold Star award and won Grand Champion in the Sewing Division at 2014 Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show. While involved in many projects, her main projects are Health and Leadership. Her dream profession is to become a voice-over actress for films or television.
Patton Maynard, Tarrant County District 4-H Delegate. Mr. Maynard, a high school junior and member of the National Junior Honor Society, currently serves as President of his local club. A Fort Worth resident and a 4-H member for eight years, Mr. Maynard has served his club in various leadership roles including: Secretary/Treasurer, Reporter and County Delegate. In addition, he has previously served at the county level as the Secretary/Treasurer. His projects include Communication/Expressive Arts and Rabbits.
Katy Bell, Tarrant County Reporter. Ms. Bell, a high school senior, has been a 4-H member for five years. She is a resident of Fort Worth. Her leadership roles at the club-level have included 1st Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Council Delegate. Her projects include Leadership and Food & Nutrition, where she has won numerous awards in the Cake Decorating category. Ms. Bell plans to attend Tarleton State University next fall with an eye toward receiving her teaching degree.
Brandon Denson – Tarrant County 4-H Ambassador. Mr. Denson, an Eagle Scout and recent high school graduate, is a resident of Fort Worth and has been a 4-H member for five years. His leadership roles have included various officer roles within his local club: 1st Vice President, 3rd Vice President, and Teen Assistant. Mr. Denson’s interests include Horticulture and Public Speaking. He is currently pursuing an Associates of Business Management. Mr. Denson plans to join the U.S. Marine Corps in the near future.
Lauren Hamilton – Tarrant County 4-H Ambassador. Ms. Hamilton, a high school junior residing in Arlington, has been a 4-H member for five years. Currently serving as Treasurer of her club, she has held numerous other leadership roles through the years. In addition to her interest in the Clothing and Textile project, Ms. Hamilton self-leads a project in Photography where she has won numerous awards at the local, district and state levels. She plans to complete her Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Psychology.