• By April W Bowman
  • Posted Thursday, May 12, 2022

County 4-H'ers Win District and State Record Keeping Competition

4-H members are encouraged to select a project area annually and keep a record of what they have learned and done in that area. At the end of the year, they compile their records along with a scrapbook and story and submit those for judging on the county level. The winners for each category and each age division advance to the district competition - with a limit of two books per youth advancing." The winners of the district judging are:

Name Category Age Group Award
Ben Cook Personal Development & Leadership PR 13-15Gold
Ben Cook Science & Technology PR 13-15 Gold
Cana Hooker Family & Consumer Sciences PR 13-15 Gold
Cana Hooker Healthy Lifestyles PR 13-15 Gold
Caroline Tyler Environment Science PR 08-10 Bronze
Laurelyn Ridge Citizenship & Civic Education PR 16-18 Gold
Luke Arrowood Environment Science PR 16-18 Gold
Luke Arrowood Science & Technology PR 16-18 Silver
Nate Bowman Animal Science PR 11-12 Silver
Nathan Patton Environment Science PR 16-18 Silver
Nathan Patton Science & Technology PR 16-18 Bronze
Rachel Patton Environment Science PR 08-10 Silver
Rachel Patton Family & Consumer Sciences PR 08-10 Gold
Sarah Patton Environment Science PR 11-12 Gold
Sarah Patton Family & Consumer Sciences PR 11-12 Gold
Sofia Cranston Animal Science PR 08-10 Honorable Mention

Portfolios are three years worth of work combined into one book. These books are judged on the District and the State levels.

Portfolio Winners

Name Category Age Group District AwardState Award
Luke Arrowood Forestry & Natural Resources Portfolio 16-18 Gold Gold
Cana Hooker Family & Consumer Sciences Portfolio 13-15 Gold Gold
Cana Hooker Health & Safety Portfolio 13-15 Gold Silver
Stephen Pledger Citizenship & Community Service Portfolio 16-18 Bronze Honorable Mention
Stephen Pledger Health & Safety Portfolio 16-18 Silver Bronze
Laurelyn Ridge Achievement Portfolio 16-18 Gold Silver
Laurelyn Ridge Citizenship & Community Service Portfolio 16-18 Gold Gold

Congratulations to everyone and thank you for representing Forsyth County so well! You make us proud!"

For more information about project books, portfolios, or 4-H in general, email, April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages, and 4-H Youth Development at awbowman@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2855 or Dr. Monique Pearce-Brady, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development at dmpearc3@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2856.

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