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4-H’ers place at district competition

By Lindsey Rizer | Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wise County 4-H’ers recently submitted record books to the Rolling Plains District 3 competition, which was judged at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Archer City.

There are 24 counties in Rolling Plains District 3, and 213 books were entered in 39 different project areas. These included 64 junior records, 82 intermediate records and 67 senior records.

Junior and intermediate records were placed first through fifth.

First place senior records will be submitted to state competition where they will compete for scholarships and awards.

Below is a list of Wise County participants, the category entered and how they placed.

JUNIORS

Ross Edwards, beef, first place
Angelina Newbold, clothing and textiles, first place
Kailee Beth Buyers, clothing and textiles, fourth place
Allie Tribe, clothing and textiles, fifth place
Abigail Newbold, companion animal, first place
Brianna McKeever, companion animal, second place
Easton Vanover, consumer education, first place
Jessi Torres, food and nutrition, fourth place
Maranda Haschke, gardening, first place
Dustin Meadows, goat, fifth place
Rylee Maggret, horse, first place
Luke Tribe, photography, first place
Clayton Meyers, photography, second place
Cale Laaser, poultry, second place
Jacob Lowrie, poultry, fourth place

INTERMEDIATE

Johanna Buyers, beef, participant
Kaylyn Shallene, beef, participant
Saydee Herndon, companion animal, first place
Michaela Martin, dairy, first place
Clint Demmitt, goat, second place
Cassady Craddock, horse, third place
Autumn Martinets, horse, participant
Ray Edwards, personal development, second place
Brady Vanover, photography, first place
Hannah Buckner, photography, second place
Lauryn Luttrull, rabbit, first place
Carson Read, swine, third place
Danae Meadows, swine, participant

SENIOR

Seth Byers, beef, third place
Fallon Sachse, clothing and textiles, first place
Keaton Vawter, companion animal, first place
Lyndi Luttrull, consumer education, first place
Logan Moore, foods and nutrition, first place
Olivia Bettesworth, goat, fourth place
Morgan Barnes, health, first place
Sarah Jennings, horse, fifth place
Christian Cross, leadership, first place
Caitlin Pruett, personal development, first place
Shelby Vanover, photography, second place
Haylee Barksdale, safety, first place
Clayton Egle, wildlife and fisheries, second place

Record books involve keeping track of all of the activities, community service, awards, and any other things related to a 4-H’er’s major project.

Record books allow students to learn responsibility, creative writing and effective record keeping that will benefit them later in life, and parents appreciate the collection of records when it’s time for their seniors to apply for scholarships.

Wise County seniors brought home $72,000 in scholarships this year, and that wouldn’t have been possible without all they learned through keeping record books.

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