FOCUS ON 4-H

Top winners named at district fashion show

By | Published Thursday, May 6, 2010

This past week Wise County 4-H’ers competed in the Rolling Plains District 3 4-H Fashion Show held April 17 in Jayton. Cotton Awards, donated by the Rolling Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. were given to the best cotton garments in the construction and buying categories in each division.

Participants in the District Fashion Show have completed a series of lessons in clothing and textiles and have sewn or bought a garment. The project teaches basic clothing construction, grooming techniques, leadership skills and consumer education. A Fabric and Fashion Design Category teaches youth design elements.

The Senior 4-H’er that represented Wise County was Alex Martinets in the Senior Fabric and Fashion Design category. Alex placed 2nd in Apparel Design and will advance to the State Fashion Show in June.

The Intermediate 4-H’ers that represented Wise County were:

Michaela Cross – 3rd place in construction casual and cotton award;
Caitlin Pruett – 1st place in buying dressy; and
Christy Mahaffey – participant in buying casual and cotton award.

The Junior 4-H’ers that represented Wise County were:

Fallon Sachse – 1st place in construction casual;
Lauryn Luttrull – 1st place in construction specialty;
Katelyn Lanfear – 5th place in buying dressy; and
Lyndi Luttrull – 1st place in buying specialty.

4-H’ers that competed in the Fashion Story Board competition were:

Jodi Wells – 1st place in wearable;
Michaela Cross – 1st place in wearable;
Anne Marie Wells – 1st place in non-wearable;
Sydney Keating – 2nd place in wearable; and
Emily Egle – 1st place in pet clothing.

Congratulations to all of these 4-H’ers.

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