Almost 300 youth from the 24 counties of the Rolling Plains Extension District competed April 14 for the right to represent the district in the State 4-H Roundup June 8-12 in College Station.
Roundup winners were honored at an awards assembly at the Wilbarger Auditorium, which concluded a morning of competition. Awards were sponsored by American Electric Power and the Vernon Chamber of Commerce.
Twelve Extension Districts will send their winners to State 4-H Roundup for the purpose of determining state champions. Approximately 2,500 4-H members, adult leaders and county Extension agents will invade Texas A&M for the different contests.
Winners from Wise County include:
Shelby Vanover - First place in Discover Science
Caitlin Pruett – First place in Food & Nutrition
Morgan Barnes – First place in Health
Makayla Fitzgerald – First place in Health
Christian Cross – First place in Natural Resources
Aubrey Fortenberry – Fourth place in Open
Lyndi Luttrull – First place in Safety and Injury Prevention
Lauryn Luttrull – First place in Safety and Injury Prevention
Bailey Morris – First place in Sheep/Goat
Fallon Sachse – Participant in Share-the-Fun Vocal
Jennifer Ward – First place in Share-the-Fun Vocal
Congratulations to all of these 4-H’ers.