July 24, 2014 Issue
JC 4-H gives awards

By Linda D. Farris

Jefferson County 4-Hers who were recognized during the 4-H Awards Program were front row (left to right) Kyle McMillan, Carson Cooper, Aidan Cobb, McKinley Newton, Sam Miller, Joe Miller, Zach Stafford, (second row) Laura Davis, Samantha Forester, Jalen Hilton, Jayden Carroll, KaNiya Lewis, Jamiah Holmes, Alexandria Tucker, Courtney Liberto, Jesselyn Tremble, Haley Stafford, (third row) Jarius Lewis, Denetria Dixon, Jendayi Cunningham, Cassidy Stafford, Brylie Handy, Jarrett Ledger, Tanasia Cunningham, Sam Walters, CZayvien Reynolds, Valencia Williams, Mysti Atkinson, Sarai Texmaye, Leslie Brassell, (fourth row) Joshua Graham, Olivia Moore, Kyle Wright, Brenna Johnson, Karley Sanders, Bailey Handy, Kaitlin Wright and Averi Davis.

This year for the first time the 4-Her of the Year Award was presented. To earn this award, 4-Hers participate in as many activities as possible throughout the school year. Such activities include District Project Achievement, State Council, Junior Conference, Fall Forum, Mini Booth Exhibits, summer camp, judging teams and many other events. By doing these events, 4-Hers earn points and whoever has the highest amount of points in their age group earns the title 4-Her of the Year. The winners this year were Denetria Dixon, Cloverleaf 4-Her (fifth and sixth grades), Brylie Handy, Junior 4-Her (seventh and eighth grades) and Karley Sanders, Senior 4-Her (ninth and 12th grades).


Jefferson County 4-H recently held its annual 4-H Awards Program to honor 4-Hers in fifth through 12th grades who competed in 4-H events and excelled in 4-H over the past school year.

Recognizing the 4-Hers were Teen Leaders Karley Sanders, Brenna Johnson, Kaitlin Wright and Sam Walters.

Area officials recognizing the local 4-Hers were Mitchell McGraw, commission chairman; Wayne Davis, district 3 commissioner; Rocky Harris, Louisville Lions Club president.

Also Jefferson County Extensions Pam Sapp, CEC, and Linda D. Farris, 4-H CEPA, congratulated the children they worked beside throughout the year.

The 4-Hers received trophies and certificates for competing in Project Achievement, Mini Booth Exhibits, MilkMake and Peanutrition Contest, GA 4-H Ambassador Program, Georgia 4-H State Council, Scarecrow Contest, Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging, Junior Conference, Archery Team, State Congress, Goat Show Team, Hog Team, Horse Judging Team, Photography Contest and Teen Leader Certification.

Denetria Dixon, Cloverleaf 4-Her, Brylie Handy, Junior 4-Her and Karley Sanders, Senior 4-Her were recognized for 4-Her of the Year.

Mark Braddy, Kelly Brassell, Pam Handy, Dennis Johnson and Daphne Sanders were recognized for volunteering their time to work with Jefferson County 4-Hers.


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