4-H Achievement Night

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The Alexander County 4-H Clubs held their 4-H Awards Program for 2017 activities on Tuesday, February 27 at the CVCC- Alexander Center. Anna Beth Harris, outgoing 4-H County Council President, presided over the award program. DeAnna Little led the pledges to the American and 4-H Flags.

In the annual project book judging, Sarah Perry was awarded the 4-H High Achievement Trophy for 4 project books. Other 4-H’ers receiving recognition for outstanding project work were Nathaniel Keever, Benjamin Keever, Lucas Ritchie, Kaylor Berwick, Sarah Kirby, Nolan Ritchie and Sarah Perry (4 areas). These 4-H’ers will advance to district competition and judging. District project winners for 2016 project work included: Sarah Perry.
County portfolio participants were also awarded: Sarah Perry (2 areas) and Kaylor Berwick. District portfolio winners for 2016 include Sarah Perry.
4-H Skillathon team receiving an award include: Garrett Brown, Kade Payne, Chloe Lawson, Clate Childers, Cora Childers, Weston Brown, Lanie Crouse and Trent Crouse.
The following individuals were awarded for their work in the Top Shots Shooting Club competition: Will Bumgarner, Jack Bumgarner, Colby Wike, Ben Jolly, Garrett Brown, Weston Brown, Clate Childers, Cora Childers and Trent Crouse.
The 2017 Amy Shook 4-H Leadership Award was awarded to Garrett Brown for his outstanding leadership.
The 4-H club turning in the most project books for the year was the Shockers 4-H Electric Club. The Club of the Year Award went to The Top Shots 4-H Club for the most points earned for 2017.
Volunteers receiving club tenure awards included Amy Childers, Mandy Reid, Karen Stroud, Aaron Berwick, Leryn Berwick and Merlyn Davis.
4-H County Council Officers were installed. President – Anna Reid; Vice President- Anna Beth Harris; Secretary- Sarah Perry; Treasurer- Garrett Brown; Reporter-Kaylor Berwick and Officer Delegate-DeAnna Little.
4-H Club members