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4-H members earn awards

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By Roberta Hunt

Summer 4-H activities are gearing up, and for the next several months. Results from many of the 4-H competitions and events will be included in the 4-H news. Our 4-H members have worked for months preparing for the various 4-H activities, and today, the results from several of their events are included in the column.

On May 4, members of the 4-H Young Riders traveled to Ohio County for the District 5 4-H Horse Judging and Hippology Contests. As you can see from the results, they came away with many of the top awards.

In Junior Horse Judging, Tommy Harmon place second in individual judging with Chassity Harmon placing third. Washington County placed first in junior teams. Other placing were Hailey Grace, Chelsea Brak, Catherine Brak and Mary Brak.  

In Senior Horse Judging, Cody Thompson was first place individual.

In Junior Hippology, Chassity Warner was second place individual with Chelsea Brak, Hailey Grace and Whitney Lenz also placing.

In Senior Hippology, Cody Thompson was third place individual.

The Lincoln Trail Area Rally Day was held on Saturday, May 11 at the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in Elizabethtown. Top 4-H members from the eight LTA counties competed in communication events and fashion revue.

In the 9-year-old division, John Patrick Brown won reserve champion  with his speech, “My Impressions of Rome”. In the 10-year-old division, Olivia Cox won champion with her speech entitled “Rescued Hope. Mason Hamilton won a blue ribbon in the 11-year-old division giving his speech on “Autism”. Emily Cox won champion in the 13-year-old division with her speech entitled “Answers”. Rachel Cook won reserve champion in the 15-year-old division with her speech “What Failure Means to Me”.  

Also, participating in the fashion revue was Elyssa Hodgens. She son a blue ribbon.
Next week watch for results from the  4-H Shooting Sports Club first competition.