A 4-H'er and soon-to-be freshman at the University of Kentucky is making a big difference in her hometown.

For the first time since 1997, the UK Department of Agricultural Economics’ Academic Bowl team brought home the national championship.

The 2016 entry will be on display at the Kentucky State Fair in the West Wing lobby at the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Envioronment exhibit.

Letcher County Judge Executive Jim Ward said learning about KSBDC and the U.S. Small Business Administration's services "is a huge boost for our area."