4-H announces Meet Talk winners

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By Roberta Hunt

The top speakers from across the county, in our Washington County 4-H County-wide Talk Meet held on April 29, at St. Catharine College, competed for the opportunity to advance to the District 5 competition scheduled for May 10 in Elizabethtown.

In the 9-year-old division, winning champion was Emma Smith with her speech, “The One and Only.”

Reserve champion was Leah Russell with her speech “My Daddy Daughter Dance.”
Receiving blue ribbons were Kyla Yankey and Kaelyn Adams.

In the 10-year-old category, the top speaker was John Patrick Brown with his speech, “My Impressions of Canada”.

Reserve champion was won by Blake Arnold with “MMM Good!”

Receiving blue ribbons were Elise Barry, Ava Abell, Savannah Edelen, Kandice Walker, Isabella Chesser, Jael Waldridge, Natalie Baker, Kaylee Bodine, Nick Arnett, Leah Stewart and Katie Spencer.

In the 11-year-old division, the top winner was Logan Wilson with his speech “Drama with a Side of Sugar”.

Winning reserve champion was Margaret Stevens with “Add, Friend or Ignore”.

Blue ribbons were won by Belle Begley, Devin Johnson and Gabrielle Thompson.

In the 12-year-old category, winning champion was Mary Medley with “When I Grow Up” and reserve champion was Kate Moore with “Small Town Girl”.

Receiving blue ribbons were Kennedy Cochran, Hunter Woford and Abigail Hawkins.

In the 13-year-old division winning champion was Sarah Downs with “Just LOL” and reserve champion was Chassity Warner. Winning blue was Jacob Yates.  

In the 14-year-old division the top speaker was Alex Wharton with “Oh NO! Not Again”.

The reserve champion was Hannah Harmon with “Cream”.  

In the high school division, winning champion was Rebecca Reynolds with “Who is Bill Graham?”

Each division will advance to the District 5 competition on May 10 at the East Hardin Middle School in Glendale.

The Washington Co./Marion Co. 4-H Fashion Revue will be held on Monday, May 12, at the Washington County Extension Office, at 6 p.m.

Over 20 youths will be modeling the outfits they have sewn this year.

The public is invited to attend.

The community is invited to attend Washington County Extension’s celebration of the Cooperative Extension Service’s 100th Anniversary on Friday, May 16.

Our office will serve a free lunch of locally sourced food to community members beginning at 11 a.m. and going until 2 p.m. or until the food runs out.

We hope to see many of you here.

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