Currituck County 4-H’ers Win at District 4-H Activity Day
Twenty-eight Currituck County 4-H’ers participated at the annual District 4-H Activity Day on March 23, 2013. The event was held in Pasquotank County at College of the Albemarle. District Activity Day is held to offer 4-H’ers from 22 counties an opportunity to compete in public speaking/presentation and outdoor cooking contests. Over two-hundred youth from across the NE Extension District participated.
For the competition, 4-H’ers must prepare and present a 5-12 minute speech on any topic they choose. Currituck County 4-H wants to thank the parents and volunteers who helped these young people achieve success!
Currituck County winners were:
Titus Kirkpatrick Silver Winner 11-13 Beef Char-Grill
Halie Sweeney Gold Winner 14-18 Careers & Entrepreneurship
Nigel Moore Bronze Winner 14-18 Chicken Char-Grill
Ta’Nia Seymore Bronze Winner 9-10 Citizenship & Community Service
Alexis Gray Gold Winner 14-18 Citizenship & Community Service
Cleonna Cunningham Gold Winner 9-10 Egg Cookery
Abbigail Owens Gold Winner 9-10 Foods & Nutrition
Delainey Parrish Silver Winner 9-10 Health & Fitness
Kayla Boyd Silver Winner 11-13 Horse
Victoria Robey Gold Winner 14-18 Horse
Jamie Hauser Silver Winner 14-18 Horse Public Speaking
Dalton Hauser Gold Winner 11-13 Horse Public Speaking
Abigail Rippin Silver Winner 11-13 Horse Public Speaking
Christiaan Evans Silver Winner 14-18 Pork Char Grill
Jeriah King Bronze Winner 14-18 Turkey Char-Grill
Logan Gentry Bronze Winner 9-10 Poultry
Ashton Lowe Silver Winner 9-10 Science & Technology
Victoria Kirkpatrick Silver Winner 11-13 Small & Companion Animals
Non competitive 4-H members, ages 5-8, participating were: Cayden Lowe, Ivy Liverman and Emily Alford. Non-competitive 4-H members are able to begin developing public speaking skills to prepare them for competition in the future.
The goal of the North Carolina 4-H Program, conducted by North Carolina Cooperative Extension at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State Universities, is to assist youth and adults in becoming competent, coping and contributing members of a global society, developing life skills through planned learn-by-doing experiences. 4-H is the largest youth organization in North Carolina with 20,491 youth and adult volunteers and more than 235,025 participants.