Advisor

Deeds, Jacquelyn P.

Committee Member

Long, John L.

Committee Member

Swortzel, Kirk A.

Committee Member

Newman, Michael E.

Date of Degree

1-1-2010

Document Type

Graduate Thesis - Open Access

Degree Name

Master of Science

College

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department

Department of Human Sciences

Abstract

Due to the importance of decision-making and leadership skills in adulthood, it is important to learn these life skills early in life. The purpose of this descriptive research is to determine whether 4-H youth participating in Mississippi 4-H Shooting Sports learn leadership and decision-making skills. This research surveyed the Mississippi 4-H Shooting Sports state invitational qualifiers at the Mississippi 4-H Shooting Sports State Invitational Competitions. The youth surveyed indicated a gain in leadership and decision-making life skills through participation in Mississippi 4-H Shooting Sports Program. The average participant was Caucasian male that was 16 years old, has been participating in 4-H Youth Development Organization for 5 years, has been participating in Mississippi 4-H Shooting Sports Program for 4 years, and practices 4-6 hours per week.

URI

https://hdl.handle.net/11668/14922

Comments

youth||leadership||decision-making||shooting sports||life skills||4-H

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