Currituck County 4-H Horse Bowl Competition
Currituck County was well represented at the Northeast District Horse Bowl competition held in Nash County, NC. on February 11, 2017. 4-H horse bowl competition is a competitive and friendly competition in which youth use knowledge of horses and related subject matter to compete on a four member team against other teams. There were sixteen teams in this years competition from Currituck, Wake, Nash, and Northampton Counties. Currituck County was represented with a junior team consisting of youth ages 9-13, and a senior team with youth ages 14-18. The Junior Team of Ashton Lowe, Cayden Lowe, Elijah Campbell, Sydney Miller and Emily Walsh coached by Tom Harrell placed fourth in team competition, with Elijah Campbell placing sixth individual and Emily Walsh placing 10th individual. The Senior Team of Jordan Starcher, Madisyn DeCant, Brooke DeCant and Nicole Purcell placed third in their division, with Madisyn DeCant placing second individual, Brooke DeCant placing sixth individual and Nicole Purcell placing ninth individual. The Junior Team earned a spot to compete in the State Horse Bowl Competition held at North Carolina State University on March 4, 2017. For more information on horse bowl or other 4-H programs please contact Tom Harrell, CCRC Director and 4-H Programs Assistant 252-232-2262.