• By April Bowman
  • Posted Monday, May 6, 2013

2013 North Central District 4-H Activity Day

On Saturday, March 23rd, twenty-two young 4-H members from Forsyth County participated in their annual District Activity Day (DAD) held at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

In the Talent Showcase, Ben Seats, 13, son of Lisa and Chris Seats of Winston-Salem, performed “The Year of the Cat” on the piano and earned a blue ribbon.

Laura Hutchins received a blue ribbon for her performance of “O Mio Babbino Caro”. Laura is the 17 year old daughter of Brian and Glenda Hutchins of Winston-Salem.

In the Sewing and Fashion Revue competition, Emily Bohanon, the 11 year old daughter of Jennifer and David Bohanon of Kernersville earned a fashion review medal for her layered skirt and top with poncho-style sleeves. Lexi Grimm also received a medal for her 4-H themed top and drawstring skirt. She is the 11 year old daughter of Tony and Jesse Grimm of Winston-Salem. Laura Hutchins earned- 2nd place in the senior competition with her dress and jacket combo. The outfit included a button, zipper, pleats and pockets! Laura earned a scholarship to North Carolina 4-H Congress in June for her efforts.

Youth also had the opportunity to present a 5-12 minute presentation on a topic of their choice.

View list of winners

All of the youth in the 9-10 year old category that earned a Gold medal, the youth in the 11-13 and 14-18 year old categories that earned Gold or Silver will advance to the state competition at North Carolina State University in June.

For more information about 4-H or learning public speaking, email april_bowman@ncsu.edu or call 703-2850.

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