2011 4-H Achievement Day Held at Lutcher High School - Hundreds of Youth Recognized

Kenneth Guidry  |  5/20/2011 8:42:06 PM

Over 400 4-H'ers and interested adults gathered recently for the annual St. James Parish 4-H Achievement Day at Lutcher High School on May 11.  Awards and recognition were given to 4-H individuals and 4-H Clubs throughout the day, as well as recognizing adults who volunteer their time to work in the 4-H program.

The day began with the presentation of the Six Pillars of Character by Lutcher 4-H'ers.  A parade of banners from each of the 4-H Clubs and the presentation of flags by Lutcher High 4-H'ers Colin Berthelot and Stevie McClung followed. Lutcher High 4-H'er Emily Swisher-Anderson and Brandi Sieber explained the Six Pillars of Character as the pillars were brought up to the front of the gym.  Paulina 4-H'er Hannah Berthelot led the group in the National Anthem.  Serving as master of ceremonies was Lutcher High School 4-H President Christine Schexnayder.  Pledges and prayer were led by Lutcher High School members Remy Roper, Tamara Scott and Rebekah Taylor.

4-H Agent Kenneth Guidry then took over for the day's presentations of awards to clubs and individuals for a variety of different accomplishments.  Helping to present awards were school board member Ricky Reulet, District 7; Cindy Savoy, MADD and Fast Food Farm Director Denny Hymel.  Mandy S. Boudwin represented the school system as 4-H School Board liaison.

Clubs also participated in either 4-H Song or Yell competitions.
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