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While the July fourth holiday is a time for celebration, for many in 4-H it also marks the countdown of days to the Hardin County Fair, July 9-14; State 4-H Horse Show, June 30-July 7 and the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 16-26. With that comes planning, paperwork, registration deadlines and hopefully lots patience!
During the last few weeks many 4-Her’s have been involved in a variety of events.
The Junior Team placed first for overall team placement; Breanna Tucker won fourth and Rebecca Beauchamp placed fifth in High Overall Individual; the team placed third in the Team Written category; Breanna Tucker placed seventh and Rebeca Beauchamp placed eighth in Individual Written; the team placed first in Team Stations; Rebecca Beauchamp placed sixth and Breanna Tucker placed 10th in Individual Stations; the team placed second in Team Judging; Breanna Tucker placed fifth and Rebecca Beauchamp placed eighth in Individual Judging. On the Senior Team Kaylee Simmons placed fourth in High Overall Individual; the team placed fourth in Team Written; Kaylee Simmons placed fifth in Individual Written; the team placed fifth in Team Station and Team Judging; and Kaylee Simmons placed fourth in Individual Judging. Briann Williams was named top 10 and won a blue ribbon for sewing and original design craft; and Orry Williams was named top 10 and won a blue ribbon for original design woodcraft.
Trailblazer 4-H Horse Club senior team members Mara Dillard, Briann Williams, Kelsey Ray, Heather Ray and Orry Williams along with junior member Maddie Witas and judging coach Christy Gollmier recently traveled to Lakeside Arena on June 6 for the state 4-H horse judging contest. Maddie placed 10th in junior performance individual and ninth junior overall individual. The senior team was second in halter, fifth in performance, reasons and overall team scores while senior Team member Orry Williams placed seventh high individual in the halter division.
During the Spencer County 4-H Invitational Shooting Sports Contest in Taylorsville, Sabrina Wheeler placed first in Trap and second in bare bow archery and Jared Givan placed first in target archery and second in trap. At the Marion/Washington County shoot Mary Reilly was third in re-curve archery while Jared was first in target archery. Most recently the Breckinridge County contest on June 23, Jared was first in target and bow hunter archery and third in trap; Mary was second in re-curve archery and Sabrina Wheeler was first in re-curve and second in bare bow archery.
For more information on 4-H in Hardin County, contact the Hardin County Extension Service at 765-4121.