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