FOCUS ON 4-H

Local 4-Hers win at State Dog Show

By Chrissy Karrer | Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Nine youth from Wise County competed in the State 4-H Dog Show in Belton July 8-10.

Canine Competition

CANINE COMPETITION – Wise County 4-Hers recently attended the State 4-H Dog Show. Those traveling to Belton included (from left) Abigail Newbold, Kara Munn, Keaton Vawter, Saydee Herndon, Summer Cobb, Tori Lobdell, Brianna McKeever, Angelina Newbold and Ashley Polson. Submitted Photo

Tori Lobdell, Abigail Newbold, Ashley Polson, Brianna McKeever, Kara Munn, Summer Cobb, Saydee Herndon, Angela Blankenship and Keaton Vawter worked with their dogs all year with the goal of competing in the state dog show.

Tori and her dog placed second in tricks, fourth in rally obedience and fourth in conformation. They also participated in the costume contest and agility. Tori was also awarded overall high-point senior.

Abigail and her dog received third in rally, sixth in conformation, fourth in showmanship, 10th in costume and first in obedience.

Ashley and her dog received fifth in rally and third in drill team.

Brianna and her dog received ninth in rally, fifth in showmanship, ninth in obedience and third in drill team. They also participated in conformation.

Kara and her dog received fourth in costume, eighth in rally, second in conformation, third in showmanship and third in drill team.

Summer and her dog received first in obedience, second in rally, second in conformation, first in showmanship and third in drill team.

Saydee and her dog received fifth in costume, first in obedience, fourth in rally, fifth in conformation and fourth in showmanship.

Keaton and his dog, Sandy, received first in rally, first in conformation and fourth in showmanship. They also participated in obedience.

A huge thank you to project leaders Janie Vawter and Laura Jeanne and parent volunteers that help to make this project successful. Practices will start again this fall, and all 4-H members are welcome to attend.

Excellent job Wise County 4-Her’s!

DISTRICT RECORD BOOK RESULTS

In our hurry to get the record book results out, there were a few 4-H members left out of the article.

They include juniors Cale Laaser, second place; and Jacob Lowrie, fourth place; both in poultry, and intermediate 4-Hers Mariah Martinets, first place; and Kooper Martin, second place; also in the poultry division.

Chrissy Karrer is a Wise County Extension agent.

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