Beaufort County 4-H Youth Won Top Medals at NCSU in 4-H State Presentation Finals!
16 Outstanding youth from Beaufort County participated in the State Level 4-H presentation contest and they were rewarded with 3 gold, 8 silver or 2 bronze medals! Our presenters were: Kylie Bowden: Careers & Entrepreneurship 9-10, “Veterinary Medicine, Cats Dogs and so much More…” Gold Medalist; Monique Brown: Public Speaking 14-18, “Stay in School”, Ethan Carrow: Electric 11-13, “AC/DC Power”, Silver Medalist; Caitlin Cartwright: Fruit & Vegetable Use 14-18, “Chillin’ with Caitlin’s Vegetable Soup”, Gold Medalist and she will compete at the National Junior Horticulture Association Conference in Orlando, Florida; Kaleb Davis: Foods and Nutrition 14-18, “Re-Think Your Drink” (promoting water and 100% juice and skim milk), Gold Medalist; John Hinsley: Citizenship & Community Service 11-13, “Who’s Hungry?” (Manna Ministries) Silver Medalist; RJ Langley: Public Speaking 9-10 Bronze Medalist; Lydia Mitchell: Hospitality, Etiquette & Social Graces 11-13, “Cell Phone Etiquette” Silver Medalist; Kyndall Seger: Poultry 11-13, “Dubbing Chickens” Silver Medalist; Jarrett Sosebee: Electric 14-18 “Jacob’s Ladder” demonstration, Silver Medalist; Tyler Sosebee: Turkey Chargrill 11-13, “Tyler’s Twisted Lemon Turkey Chops” Silver Medalist; Breonce Thompson: Egg Cookery 11-13, “Eggscellent Egg Salad” Silver Medalist; Deliyah Thompson: Dairy Foods 11-13, “Let’s Shake Up History” demonstration making a smoothie Silver Medalist; Destiny Thompson: Small & Companion Animals 14-18, “How to Select a Dog” Bronze Medalist; Keiona Worsley: Hospitality, Etiquette & Social Graces “Dining Do’s and Don’ts”, and Lillian Worsley: Family & Consumer Sciences 14-18 “Safety while Babysitting.”
The event was held at NCSU main campus on Saturday. Beaufort County had over 38 people in attendance. The State is comprised of five Extension Districts with top district winners coming together for the state contest. Youth present a 5-12 minute oral presentation (either an illustrated talk or a demonstration). In addition youth could compete in outdoor cookery (max. time two hours) where they grill either chicken halves, turkey cutlets, pork, or beef.
If you would like more information about 4-H contact the Beaufort County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension at 946-0111 and ask for Extension 4-H Agents Erin Massie or Louise Hinsley.