February 2014

Jana Bennett, McCann, Jimmy D.  |  2/5/2014 2:55:46 AM

2014 Fashion Revue Decorated T-Shirts (4-H) winners

2014 Fashion Revue Decorated T-Shirts (Other) winners

Congratulations to the Jan. Clubs of the Month!
1st    CPJH 6
2nd  Union Central 5
3rd   OBCA 6-8
4th   Union Central 4
5th   Grayson 4

Fashion Revue and Consumer Decision Making
The Caldwell 4-H Fashion Revue and Consumer Decision Making contests give members the opportunity to display skills needed to produce textile products, skills in decision making and their creativity. Approximately 24 4-H members participated in the Fashion Revue on Monday, Jan.13 at Grayson Elementary School in the four contest categories of Clothing Construction, Decorated Shirts, Ready-to-Wear and Consumer Decision Making. Sponsors for the 4-H Fashion Revue Contest are Noel Guerrero, Drew Keahey, Lelon Kenney and Charlie Mac Rowland. The winners in each category are as follows:
1st place Alicia Foy                        2nd place Nicole Beckley        3rd place Abbie McCann
Tops or Bottoms
1st place Mia Claire Volentine      2nd place Abigale Michaud
Complete Outfit
1st place Maci Scroggs                  2nd place Taylor Snow
Decorated T-Shirts (4-H)
1st place John Michael Willis       2nd place Maci Scroggs           3rd place Hadley Smith
Decorated T-Shirts (Other)
1st place Jackson McCann            2nd place Maci Scroggs          3rd place Nealy McCoy
Ready-to-Wear Grades 4-5
1st place Maci Scroggs                  2nd place Hadley Smith           3rd place Abigayle Hatten
Ready-to-Wear Grades 6-8
1st place Meredith Scroggs           2nd place Abbie McCann       3rd place Taylor Snow
Ready-to-Wear Grades 9-12
1st place Alicia Foy                         2nd place Nealy McCoy
Consumer Decision Making Grades 4-5
1st place Maci Scroggs                   2nd place Kylee Hillestad       3rd place Victoria Ellerbe
Consumer Decision Making Grades 6-8
1st place Addie Barnhill                  2nd place Maura Roberts
Consumer Decision Making Grades 9-12
1st place Krista Weems                  2nd place Alicia Foy                3rd place Nealy McCoy
Best of Show Cotton Award for garment made from 100% cotton   Maci Scroggs

Photography Contest
4-H'ers submitted entries in Dec. 2013 for the 4-H Photography Contest. This contest is divided into the categories of Story or Series, Plants or Animals and People, Structures or Buildings. Sponsors for this contest are Clerk of Court Eugene Dunn, Assessor Scott Meredith and the Caldwell 4-H Foundation.
Story or Series
Grades 4-5    1st place Andie Flint            2nd place Maci Scroggs            3rd place Victoria Ellerbe
                         Blue ribbons: Kylee Hillestad, Brady May, Brady Wells, John Michael Willis
Grades 6-8    1st place Gabe Lavigne        2nd place Jackson McCann      3rd place Kade Hillestad
Grades 9-12  1st place Alicia Foy              2nd place Tracer Houston

People, Structures, Buildings

Grades 4-5    1st place Andie Flint              2nd place Grace Winters
Grades 6-8    1st place Abbie McCann       2nd place Gabe Lavigne
Grades 9-12  1st place Nealy McCoy         2nd place Tyler Wells             3rd place Ally Brown

Plants or Animals
Grades 4-5 
     1st place Skye Gordon           2nd place Nicole Beckley
Grades 6-8      1st place Gabe Lavigne

Communication and Career Day
The 4-H Communication and Career Day will take place on Monday, Feb. 3 at Union Central Elementary School. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. 4-H'ers can enter the Career Preparation Interview, Demonstration and/or Ambassador Talk contests. The pre-registration  deadline for this event is Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Beef Poster Contest
Entries for the 2014 Beef Poster Contest are due on Friday, Feb. 28. 4-H'ers who compete in this contest learn more about beef and beef products and their importance to human health. Poster must be on 11x14" white poster board. Remember to place your name, address, age, grade in school and parish on the upper right corner of the back of the poster. Your poster should generate positive images of beef and beef products and not portray negative images of other food products. Contest divisions are Grades 4-6, Grades7-9 and Grades 10-12. For more information visit the Beef Poster web page on the Contest section of this site or contact the 4-H office at 318-649-2663.

4-H Summer Camp - "Whoo's Ready for 4-H Camp?"
4-H Camp registration begins on Monday, Feb. 10. Caldwell 4-H'ers will camp this year from May 26-30. To be eligible to attend, a 4-H'er must be in 4th, 5th or 6th grade and be 12 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2014. Camp fee is $175 and includes food, lodging, a t-shirt, picture and transportation. If you are on free or reduced lunch and would like to go to camp, ask about the Chancellor's Scholarship Program. A non-refundable $50 deposit for summer camp must be paid by Friday, March 14 to reserve your spot for camp. Payment is by check or money order only, made payable to Caldwell 4-H. All remaining fees must be paid and camp forms completed and turned in to the 4-H office by Friday, May 9. Registration must be done at the Caldwell Parish LSU AgCenter office, 106 Jackson Street in Columbia, La. Do not send forms or money to school. There will be a $25 charge for returned checks. Camp Grant Walker is an 80-acre campsite located near Pollock, La., about 15 miles northeast of Alexandria. 4-H Camp is a learning experience that helps boys and girls appreciate the outdoors, live together as a group, get along with others and appreciate people with different interests and backgrounds. If you are interested in going to Camp, please come by our office as soon as possible to sign-up. Our camp numbers are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-pay basis.

Meet the Grayson Elementary 4-H Officers for 2013-14
4th Grade
President Madalyn Crain        Vice President Gabby Bruce     Reporter Avery Bailey     Secretary Ayana Marbley
5th Grade
President Karlie Townsend     Vice President Jayna Carter     Reporter Amber Burns     Secretary Charity McKeithen

Upcoming Events
Feb. 3   Communication and Career Day at Union Central Elementary
Feb. 8-15   LSU State Livestock Show in Gonzalez, La.
Feb. 17   Northeast Region Area Cookery Contest in Rayville
Feb. 25-26   Ag Adventures in Delhi
Feb. 28   Beef Poster contest entries due

March 14   4-H Camp deposit deadline
March 10   4-H Pet Show at CPHS

Club Meeting Schedule for March 2014
March 11   Columbia 4-H   1:00 - 3:25 p.m.
March 12   CPHS 4-H         9:29 - 10:14 a.m.
March 13   OBCA 4-H        1:00 - 2:55 p.m.
March 14   Union Central 4-H    10:10 - 12:10 p.m.
March 19   CPJHS 4-H        10:15 - 11:08 a.m.
March 11   Junior Leader Club    4:15 - 5:30 p.m.

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