Archive for Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Local competitors awarded at Regional 4-H Day

April 16, 2008

Members of the Leavenworth County 4-H program presented their talents at Regional 4-H Day in March. The contestants were selected from county competition in February. The youths competed for awards with 4-H'ers from six other northeast Kansas counties.

"4-H provides youths the opportunity to master their public presentation skills and develop confidence," says Beth Hecht, 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent for K-State Research & Extension.

The results from regional competition are as follows:

Model Meeting, Happy Hollow 4-H Club, purple.

Project Talks, Lane Hecht, McLouth, purple.

Project Talks, Victoria Thompson, Lansing, blue.

Junior Demonstration, Austin Wiley, Leavenworth, blue.

Junior Demonstration, Abe Buddish, Basehor, blue.

Senior Demonstration, Lacie Falk, Tonganoxie, purple.

Public Speaking, Katie Campbell, Leavenworth, purple.

Public Speaking, Lauren Hoge, Linwood, blue.

Chorus, Reno Bobwhites 4-H Club, blue.

Vocal Solo, Allie Packard, Leavenworth, blue.

Vocal Ensemble, Glenwood 4-H Club, red.

Instrumental Solo, Eleanor Heimbaugh, Basehor, purple.

Piano Solo, Allie Packard, Leavenworth, purple.

Individual Dance, Laina Griffith, Basehor, blue.

Small Group Dance, Basehor Rustlers 4-H Club, blue.

Readings, Christy Wiley, Leavenworth, purple.

Skits, Livewires 4-H Club, red.

Creative Drama, Basehor Rustlers 4-H Club, blue.

Other Talent, Anna Buddish, Leavenworth, blue.

For more information about the learning opportunities 4-H has to offer, contact the Leavenworth County Office of K-State Research and Extension at 500 Eisenhower Road, Suite 103, in Leavenworth, call 913-250-2300 or visit us on the web:

It is the policy of Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service that all persons shall have equal opportunity and access to its educational programs, services, activities and materials without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity organization.

--Beth Hecht Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development K-State Research & Extension, Leavenworth County 500 Eisenhower Road, Suite 103 Leavenworth, KS 66048 913-250-2300

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.


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