4-H'ers joined Florida 4-H alumna Representative Josie Tomkow at Sunny Acres Lodge for the Real Rural Tech Talk roundtable and #Opportunity4All essay contest exploring the digital divide facing our youth and communities.
4-H'ers spoke as panel members and submitted an astounding 42 essays representing 27 counties. Youth members took to search engines, conducted interviews, and even developed surveys to address rural broadband issues facing Florida. One 4-H'er received 230 responses to her survey!
Charter Communications/Spectrum sponsored the roundtable and contest. CONGRATULATIONS to our #Opportunity4All essay winners who shared their essays during the event:
1st - Alex Pisacane, Duval Co. - $750 and a Chromebook
2nd - Jessica Morris, Seminole Co. - $500 and a Chromebook
3rd - Carolyn Wolking, Alachua Co. - $250 and a Chromebook