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4-h News

Beta/4-H News
Bogalusa Junior High School's Beta Club members said the year has gotten off to a great start. In order to be in Beta, students must maintain A's and B's each nine weeks. This year the membership consists of nine new eighth grade members and 23 new seventh grade members. The officer are President Lacey Williams, Vice-President Kellie Epnett, Secretary Jennifer Cook, and Treasurer Maren Schilling. T-shirts have been distributed and a ceremony was held to issue new membership certificates to new members. Recently the club sponsored a canned food drive for the Bogalusa Help Center. A truckload of food was collected and delivered to the center. Members are pictured above with the donation.

Beta/4-H News
Twenty-five members of the Ben's Ford Christian School 4-H Club participated in 4-H Discover Day/Cookery Contests. The 4-Hers learned about different projects in livestock, nutrition, sewing, and outdoor skills. The 10 participants that placed in the cookery contest are pictured at right. They are Annwood Thomas, blue ribbon, egg; Chrissy Sharp, blue ribbon, poultry; Kelly Sanderson, blue ribbon, beef; Forrest Holcomb, blue ribbon,beef; Raven Nielson, red ribbon, beef; Chris Brock, red ribbon; Sarah Rosenthal, red ribbon, egg; Winter Thibodeaux, red ribbon; Gabby Dixon, overall, seafood; and Ethan Dixon, overall, egg.

Beta/4-H News
The Ben's Ford 4-H members participating in 4-H Discover Day/Cookery Contests are pictured above. In addition to learning about different projects in livestock, nutrition, sewing and outdoor skills, the participants also had workshops to make crafts. Another event participated in recently by the members was the 4-H Pet Show. Participants and winners in that contest are as follows: Brittany Pierce, Chihuahua, blue, obedience, red, best groomed, and overall, smallest dog; Chrissy Sharp, Yorkie, red, smallest dog, overall, best groomed; and Molly Gerald, Rat Terrier, red, best costumed.

AJHS banner, honor roll students released
ANGIE Angie Junior High School has announced the names of their banner and honor roll students for the second nine-weeks period and for the first semester. They are as follow:

4-h News  (top)

Washington Parish Free Fair Livestock Show, Open Dairy Day winners announced
FRANKLINTON The results of the Washington Parish Free Fair Junior Livestock Show, held Oct. 20-21, and the Open Dairy Show, held Oct. 23 on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds were recently released to The Daily News. They are as follows:

Annual 4-H Cookery, Discovery Day planned
FRANKLINTON The annual Washington Parish 4-H Cookery and Discovery Day will be held Nov. 24 at the Franklinton Fair-grounds. All parish 4-H members are invited to attend this yearly event. Discovery Day activities will include a scavenger hunt, fun and educational sessions to help learn more about their projects. The participants will also have the opportunity to attend one of two craft workshops.

PINE JUNIOR 4-H OFFICERS
The Pine Junior 4-H Officers recently elected new officers. They are shown above from left to right. In the back row are Taylor Gerald, secretary; Cherish Dillon, reporter; Kayla Brumfield, secretary and Jacob Phelps, parliamentarian. Middle row are Clint Stogner, vice-president; Ryan Jones, parliamentarian; Danica McNeese, reporter; Callie Graves, president and Magen Spears, CRD chairman. Kneeling in front is Gage Thomas, treasurer. (Photo provided by Vice-President Clint Stogner)

Southeast District Junior Livestock Show contest rules announced
FRANKLINTON The Washington Parish 4-H Office would like to clarify the rules for the upcoming 70th Southeast District Junior Livestock Show Design Contests.

4-H WEEK
Members of 4-H clubs across the parish celebrated National 4-H Week last week with a variety of activities including a variety of promotional events. The Pine School 4-H Club put together this beautiful fall display in their efforts to promote the organization.

SHEEP SHOWING
4-Hers from across the parish gathered recently at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds in Franklinton for a workshop on training and caring for sheep and goats. Above, from left, Clint Stogner, Adrian Graves, Owen Seal, Sarah Rosenthal, Chrissy Sharp and Callie Graves learn the proper way to show their animals from 4-H agent Willie Core. Youngster Gabby Dixon watches the workshop from the fence.

Local 4-H office starts new Outdoor Skills Program
FRANKLINTON The Washington Parish 4-H Program is in the beginning stages of starting a new Outdoor Skills Program.

Washington Parish 4-H Jr. Leaders attend LSU game
BATON ROUGE Twenty-two 4-H Jr. Leaders attended an LSU Football game Sept. 11th in Tiger Stadium as an awards trip for their participation in 4-H activities.

4-H FIELD TRIP
4-H Pioneer Home School Group of Washington Parish recently took a field trip to Global Wildlife. Pictured at right, front row, from left are Julian Green and Hannah Green; and back row, from left are Colton Creel, Kohen Landry, Ethan Landry, Ashley Childress, and Rachael Horil.








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