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Shelby Brawner, Extension Assistant/Grant Manager

Tennessee 4-H had 53 individuals in attendance at the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit in Chevy Chase, Maryland February 16 – February 19, 2018.These individuals were selected through an application process.The Healthy Living Summit involves high school students from around the country gathering at the National 4-H Center to assist them in the development of knowledge and skills to address today’s issues including nutrition education, physical fitness, wellness, and emotional well-being. Stu- dents are trained to create action plans to implement in their communities and teach other youth about what they have learned.The structure of the summit maximizes the amount of hands-on learning experiences and translates that learning to direct outcomes.