Locals excel at Northwest Regional 4-H Day
|May 31, 2012||Filled under Education||
More than 100 4-Hers from Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle Counties took part in the Northwest Regional 4-H Day, April 21, in Vergennes. The youths, ages 8 to 18, demonstrated skills and knowledge learned through 4-H club projects in a number of categories ranging from action exhibits and illustrated talks to technology, stage presentations and photographs.
The top exhibitors in each category qualified to continue onto 4-H State Day, May 19 in Barre, which featured outstanding 4-Hers from throughout the state, all winners at other regional 4-H events. The local 4-H club members and groups selected from the northwest region are:
Action Exhibit: Flying Hooves, Colchester (May Contain Nuts); Flying Hooves, Colchester (Whoopie Pies); Midnight Riders, Hinesburg (Get Your Polo On); Prancing Ponies, Shelburne (Is Your Horse Healthy?); Sky Riders 4-H Club, Brandon (Fruit Smoothies)
Public Speaking: Erin Bundock, Shelburne
To learn more about the UVM Extension 4-H program, visit www.uvm.edu/extension/youth or call the State 4-H Office toll-free at (800) 571-0668.