Express Irrigation hosts 4-H water ambassadors

Courtesy Photo Wellington’s Express Irrigation owners Henry Wiebe, front left, and Benny Wiebe welcome the 25 Texas 4-H Water Ambassadors on June 30 to their business located on Highway 83. Whitney Wiebe, second row, right, served as a chaperone for the trip. To apply for the trip, Texas 4-H youth 14-18 years old compose essays and produce videos describing why they want to be a water ambassador.

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Wellington’s Express Irrigation owners Henry Wiebe, front left, and Benny Wiebe welcome the 25 Texas 4-H Water Ambassadors on June 30 to their business located on Highway 83. Whitney Wiebe, second row, right, served as a chaperone for the trip. To apply for the trip, Texas 4-H youth 14-18 years old compose essays and produce videos describing why they want to be a water ambassador.

WELLINGTON – Twenty-five high school students from across the state of Texas made a recent stop at Express Irrigation in Wellington during the 2021 Tier 1 4-H2O academy. Whitney Wiebe served as one of four chaperones for the trip.

“With this experience comes the realization that water, and how we choose to manage it, is arguably the single most important issue facing the next generation,” said David Smith, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist. “It is essential that we invest today in tomorrow’s water industry leaders and decision-makers.”

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