Forty-five Cloverleaf 4-H’ers in the fourth through sixth grades competed at District Project Achievement this year. Each researched, wrote and presented a 4- to 6-minute illustrated talk on a topic of his or her choice. They presented in club meetings, at County Project Achievement and at District Project Achievement.
Top honors went to Oak Hill Elementary, whose 4-H’ers will be honored with a “Go Green with Kohl’s” and “Less Stress on the Test: 4-H Health Rocks!” before the CRCTs.
East Newton Elementary: In Ms. Almand’s club, McKenzie Guerrero placed second in the poultry and egg science project and Dasia Faust placed third in the performing arts general project. From Ms. Holmes’ club, Kailey Hooten placed fourth in the crafts project.
Fairview Elementary: Ms. Helms’ club at Fairview Elementary was represented by Susan Bishop, who placed second in the electric and electricity project and Natalya Cobb, who placed third in the sports project. Ms. Williams’ club members Neriah Patrick, rabbit project, and Tyler Warren, history project, each earned an honorable mention.
Flint Hill Elementary: Ms. Brickell’s club included Zach Blankenship with first place in the electric and electricity project, Meghan Byrne with first place in the performing arts vocal project and Duncan Jourdan with third place in the general recreation project. Ashlynn Sapp of Ms. Fulmer’s club earned an honorable mention in the sports project. Jane O’Toole of Ms. Hawver’s club placed fourth in the general science project.
Heard-Mixon Elementary: Claire Bradford of Ms. Newsham’s club placed first in the arts project.
Home School: James Neph earned an honorable mention in the history project. Shae Cannon won first in the between meal snacks project and Anastasia Cannon placed second in the veterinary science project.
Liberty Middle: Mackenzie Jay placed second in the performing arts vocal project and Alyssa Pierce placed second in the human development project. Both sixth graders participate in County 4-H Council.
Middle Ridge Elementary: Fourth grader Ciara Bolden earned an honorable mention in the dog care and training project.
Newton County Theme School at Ficquet: From Ms. Bruno’s club, Mitchell Witcher placed first in the marine and coastal ecology project and Braxton Buff placed third in the archaeology project. Representing Ms. Wardingley’s club, Hanna Willis placed first in the geology project, Bryson Braswell placed fourth in the ocean ecology project and Laila Maddox placed fourth in the safety project.
Oak Hill Elementary: From Mr. Harper’s club, Mason Smith placed fourth in the health project, Ashley Housworth placed third in the outdoor recreation project and Yasmine Avery earned an honorable mention in the performing arts vocal project. Dean Thomas of Ms. Benton’s club placed fourth in the general recreation project. Representing Ms. Bond’s club, Christopher Simmons placed first in the food for health and sport project and Maleena Thompson placed first in the workforce preparation project. Saniah Howard placed second in the interior design project and Kayleigh Peretz earned an honorable mention in the outdoor recreation project. Ms. Dowdy’s club earned two honorable mentions with Elaina Housworth in the sports project and Anthony Taylor in the general recreation project.
Porterdale Elementary: Ameer Wells of Ms. Ondracek’s club earned an honorable mention in the history project.
Rocky Plains Elementary Ms. Martin’s club was represented by Rylan Cloudt, placing third in the crafts project and Ruby Culberson getting honorable mention in the wildlife project.
South Salem Elemetary: Latief Huger of Mr. Evans’ club earned an honorable mention in the sports project. Jianna Greaves of Ms. Nolley’s club placed second in the flowers, shrubs and lawns project. In Ms. Seagreen’s club Ashlyn Hardy placed first in the performing arts general project, and Spencer Whatley placed fourth in the outdoor recreation project. Representing Ms. Sterling’s club, Connor Barrentine placed fourth in the computers project, Lauren Pechacek placed fourth in the performing arts general project, and Alana Walker placed second in the time and money management project. Cameron Hunter Ms. Thomas’ club of placed first in the computers project.
Serving as teen leaders were Cati Aevaliotis of Alcovy High, Anna Simpson of Eastside High, Bradford Porter of Newton High and home school student Will Holder.
Adult volunteer leaders were Newton County bus driver Dianna Galloway and college student Ken Galloway.
Terri Kimble is the Newton County 4-H Agent through UGA Cooperative Extension. She can be reached at 770-784-2010. or firstname.lastname@example.org.