Currituck County 4-H’ers Win at District 4-H Activity Day

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Currituck County 4-H’ers recently traveled to the annual Northeast District 4-H Activity Day presentation competition on May 30, 2015. The event was held at Franklinton High School in Franklinton, NC. 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. Two hundred thirteen 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:

Noah Crawford          11-13 Beef Char Grill                                    Gold Medalist

Zechariah Crawford  11-13 Electric  Gold Medalist

Ashton Lowe             11-13 Expressive Arts & Communication Gold Medalist

Ayden Berry              11-13 Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Gold Medalist

Abbigail Owens         11-13 Health & Fitness Bronze Medalist

Emily Alford 9-10 Horse  Silver Medalist

Cayden Lowe             9-10 Horse  Gold Medalist

Jamie Gillespie           14-18 Horse Public Speaking  Gold Medalist

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, and 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.

This annual contest is open to all youth. For information on participation in the future, please contact the Currituck County 4-H office, 232-2262.

Photo: Participants from left to right include:  Ayden Berry, Noah Crawford, Zechariah Crawford, Alexis Berg, Abbigail Owens, Ashton Lowe, Jamie Gillespie and Cayden Lowe

Photo: Participants from left to right include: Ayden Berry, Noah Crawford, Zechariah Crawford, Alexis Berg, Abbigail Owens, Ashton Lowe, Jamie Gillespie and Cayden Lowe

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Photo of Ellen OwensEllen OwensCounty Extension Director (252) 338-3954 ellen_owens@ncsu.eduPasquotank County, North Carolina
Posted on Jun 5, 2015
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