Mia Harrington is the 2019 recipient of the Lake County 4-Her of the Year award.

Mia was presented with a trophy and cash prize for her achievements at a special ceremony during the Lake County Fair.

She is an active member of the Lake Superior Saddlers 4-H club and the Lake County Ambassadors. Her biggest passion and favorite 4-H project is the horse project.

Mia and her horse, Mer, were awarded the opportunity to compete at the Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show in September.

"Her leadership has shown brightly this year, especially at the project fun day held for younger youth," said Tracey Anderson, Lake County 4-H program coordinator. "Mia did a great job mentoring younger members while organizing and overseeing one of the project stations.