4-H in the News

 

Miss 4H Pageant Contestants

Six young ladies competed in the 2014 Annual Miss 4H Pageant in Laurens, SC. The state competition categories included businesss dress, casual dress, project dress, and on stage questions.

Pageant Contestants WWRR                    Pageant Contestant K Ellig   4H 2014 Pageant Contestant S. Conto

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West Wateree Ropes and Reins 4H Horse Club                                            Kershaw County 4H Horse Club

Morgan Smerdell                                                                 Katherine Ellig                                       Sydney Conto

Sara Beth Napper                                                               

Sidney Goff (1st Runner Up - Queen Division)

Ciarra Fulmer



Kershaw County 4Hers Win Numerous Awards At The SC State Fair

 Members of the West Wateree Ropes and Reins  and Kershaw County 4H Horse clubs participated in several competitions at the SC State Fair.

 Senior 4H Healthy Lifestyles State Champions

4H Healthy Lifestyles Senior Team 2013

Pictured:  Dr. Pamela Arden, State 4H Program Leader, Morgan Smerdell, Sidney Goff, Sara Beth Napper, and Deon Legette, County Extension Agent

The cooking  team will advance to the National competition in New Orleans, LA next summer.

 

Poultry Showmanship

Matthew Smerdell – Junior – Reserve Champion

Matthew Smerdell Junior Showmanship reserve Champion

Sidney Goff – Senior – Reserve Champion

Sidney Goff Senior Showmanship Reserve Champion

Sara Beth Napper – Blue Ribbon

Morgan Smerdell – Red Ribbon

 

Creative Arts Contest

Sidney Goff – 1st Place – Senior Craft

Sara Beth Napper – 1st Place – Senior Woodworking

Katherine Ellig - 1st place-- Senior Painting  & 2nd place-- Senior Drawing

Matthew Smerdell – 2Nd Place – Junior Photography

Eilish MacPherson – 2nd Place – Senior Drawing

Morgan Smerdell – 3rd Place – Senior Photography

 

Horse Show

Addison Lee !st Place Cloverbud Novice -Western showmanship

Addison Lee  – 1st Place , Cloverbud  Novice- Western Showmanship

Amelia Lee – Participation Ribbon in Youth Hunter Showmanship, Pony Hunter Under Saddle and Youth Western Showmanship.

Melissa Ferral - 2nd Pony Hunter U/S (Under saddle)

Cleo Lampert - 5th Pole Bending

 

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Sidney Goff, Morgan Smerdell and Sara Beth Napper, members of the West Wateree Ropes and Reins 4H Club, conducted a foods demonstration for the public in the Moore Building at the SC State Fair.  They prepared a Chicken/Fruit Salad and a Vegetable Stir Fry.  During the demonstration, they talked to the audience about the importance of eating healthy, specifically more fruits and vegetables.

 


 

Putting up 4H sign          Standing by 4H sign

4H Community service project - Preparing to put a 4H sign up.   The 4H sign is up on Hwy 521, compliments of Belger Farms.

 

 4H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, political belifs, sexual orientation, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.