Cardinal Middle School 8th grade student Patrick L. has been named a National Junior Grange Ambassador. National Junior Grange is a nationwide agricultural organization for boys and girls ages 5-14 years old. In addition to learning about agriculture, Junior Grange offers opportunities for its members to build character, develop self-confidence, responsibility and respect as well as provides opportunities for them to learn about taking on leadership roles, parliamentary procedures, and public speaking.
As a National Junior Grange Ambassador, Patrick will travel to different states to put on leadership training workshops for other Junior Grange members as well as helping to plan the Junior Grange activities for the National Grange Convention in November of 2014. Patrick also currently serves as the Ohio State Junior Grange Prince.