Monday, May 29, 2023

Kirstan Goines of Vienna wins 4-H Bright Futures award

Green Leaf Incorporated, a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Rural Lifestyle Retailer Tractor Supply Company and 4-H Youth Development has recently announced that Kirstan Goines of Vienna is the Johnson County winner of the 2016 4-H Bright Futures award.

Goines is a six-year member of 4-H, and was selected for the award for excelling in public speaking and her involvement in the agriculture department at her high school.

She received a $25 Visa gift card and plaque as the Bright Futures award winner.

“Our 2014 pilot award program throughout Indiana was extremely successful,” said Kara Cress, Green Leaf public relations and marketing, in a news release.

“We are thrilled to expand the 2016 program to include Ohio and Illinois and a total of nearly 300 counties. As a business serving the agricultural industry, this program is a positive way for Green Leaf to give back to a community and encourage and recognize 4-H youth involved in agriculture.”

“Tractor Supply knows, understands and is dedicated to individuals who love and work in agriculture,” states Jessica Holmes, marketing manager of Tractor Supply Company.

“Our values revolve around high ethics, respect, winning attitudes, teamwork, initiative and accountability. These values align directly with both Green Leaf and 4-H. We are pleased to help sponsor an award that will now honor even more 4-H agriculture youth.”