The following 4-H Youth Development articles originally printed in the 2018 Summer edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.
Gold Award Winners
Congrats to Hannah Anderson, Beth Huffman, and Olivia Minor on receiving the 2018 4-H Gold Achievement Award!
This competitive program involves an application as well as a panel interview portion. These Oldham County members are 3 of the 30 that were selected from across the state to represent Kentucky 4-H. Gold Competitive Achievement winners receive a full scholarship to 4-H Teen Conference at the University of Kentucky in June and an $800 scholarship towards attending National 4-H Congress Conference.
In addition, Beth placed in the top 10 and will interview for the Emerald Award College Scholarship at the University of Kentucky in June.
4-H Communications Champions
At the Oldham County Communications night in March, the following 4-H’ers earned champion ribbons:
Age 9 Speech
“Amazing Abigail Adams”
Age 10 Speech
“Healthy Body, Healthy Mind”
Age 11 Speech
“Grit is the Way to Go”
Age 12 Speech
Age 14 Speech
Age 16 Speech
“The Development of UBI”
Age 17 Speech
“Tweeting the Classics”
Age 10 Arts Demonstration
“How to Make Slime”
Junior Mock Job Interviews
The 4-H’ers denoted with asterisks (*) were champions in the District Communications Event, hosted by Shelby County in April. They are eligible to participate in the State 4-H Communications competition at the University of Kentucky on July 14.
Congratulations to all our fantastic 4-H’ers on their spectacular performances at this year’s Communications events, and best of luck to the participants that will be moving on to the state event this summer!
State Dog Bowl Results
In March, the Leaders of the Pack, Oldham County 4-H Dog Club, participated in the 2018 State 4-H Dog Bowl and Skillathon. Congratulations to the following 4-H’ers for their achievements.
Carrie Olds, Chloe Hardesty, Caecilia Isenhart, and Freya Isenhart were the Grand Champion Junior Dog Bowl Team.
Beth Huffman earned 2nd in the Individual Senior Skillathon competition.
Carrie Olds placed 3rd in Individual Junior.
Written by Kelly Woods, Oldham County 4-H Youth Development Agent, and Lauren Fernandez,Oldham County Extension Staff Assistant.
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