2012 4-H University Results

Mindy C. Hotard, Simmons Webre, Samantha

Iberia 4-H U

Photo By: John Wozniak

4-H’ers from across Iberia Parish was named blue ribbon winners in various contests Thursday night June 21st at the final session of the LSU AgCenter’s "4-H University" in Baton Rouge.

About 1,800 people – nearly 1,500 young people and hundreds more adult leaders and volunteers – from across the state participated in the 4-H University events on the LSU campus June 19-21, which included competition for trips and prizes, educational activities, as well as the election of state 4 H officers and district representatives.

The gathering is one of the highlights for 4-H members in Louisiana. 4-H is the youth development program of the nation’s land-grant university system and is a dynamic effort designed to help young people and their families improve their quality of life.

4-H’ers competed individually and as members of teams in more than 35 project areas, such as automotive care and driving skills, livestock judging events, nutrition, computer science, engineering, fashion revue, public speaking and home environment.

Iberia had 7 state winners in 3 contests, Jacqueline McCarthy, New Iberia Senior High, 4-H Has Talent; Emilie Broussard & Trent Dugas, Loreauville High School, Ag Demonstration; Sara Brasseaux, Westgate High, Steward Lockett, New Iberia Senior High and Marcus Smith, Highland Baptist Christian School, Solutions Unlimited; Andrew Picheloup, New Iberia Senior High, Wildlife Habitat Judging and 2State Alternates, Robert Lancon, Highland Baptist Christian School, Career Prep Interview and Florencia Scaglia, Catholic High School, Public Speaking Coop

Blue Ribbon winners were as follows:

Contest Contestants

4-H Has Talent

Jacqueline McCarthy, New Iberia Senior High, State Winner

Agriculture Demo

Emilie Broussard, Loreauville High School
Trent Dugas, Loreauville High School,
State Winners

Career Preparation Interview

Robert Lancon, Highland Baptist Christian School, 1st Alternate

Compact Tractor

Bryson Chastant, Blue Ribbon and Tyson Chastant, 5th Place, Loreauville High

Fashion Review -Casual Brandy Milliman, Catholic High

Horticulture Demo General

Kevin Arton, Iberia Middle School

Insect I.D.

Giles Russo, Assembly Christian School

Public Speaking Any

Victoria Styrker, Westgate High School

Public Speaking Coop

Florencia Scaglia, Catholic High, 1st Alternate
Katie Magar, Iberia Home School

Solutions Unlimited
Sara Brasseaux, Westgate High School,
Stewart Lockett, New Iberia Senior High
Marcus Smith, Highland Baptist Christian School
State Winners

Sports Broadcasting

Ty Guillotte & Jon Segura, Catholic High School,
3rd Place Winners

Wildlife Habitat Judging
Andrew Picheloup, New Iberia Senior High,
State Winner and Avery Boudreaux, New Iberia Senior High, 3rd Place Winner

Other Participants included:



4-H Has Talent

Lance Leblanc, Jeanerette High School


Jordan Hebert & Scott Hebert, Loreauville High School

Child Development

Baylee Louviere, New Iberia Senior High and Chelsea Romero, Westgate High School

Consumer Decision Making

Sydney Lancon, Iberia Home School, Abby Songne, Loreauville High School

Diesel Operations

Mason Hebert & Nicholas Hebert, Loreauville High School

Fishing Sports

Rhett Lanie & Bryce Leslie, New Iberia Senior High, Ryan Stein, Iberia Middle School, Cody Landry, Westgate High, Derek Junca, Catholic High and Brennan Trahan, Anderson Middle School

Horticulture Use Demo

Trent Broussard, New Iberia Senior High, Jermaine Williams, Westgate High School

Livestock Judging

Trayton Derouen, Westgate High School, Kerrigan Fitch and Dusti Touchet, New Iberia Senior High

Meat I.D.

Garrett Broussard, Dylan Darbonne and Brennen Dugas, Loreauville High School

Public Speaking Any

Kameron Leblanc, Loreauville High School

Solutions Unlimited

Briana Boudreaux, Laci Chastant and Alexis Moresi, Loreauville High School

Clover College

Ky’Relle Bethel, Anderson Middle School
Lexie Creighton, Delcambre High School
Alana Turner, Assembly Christian School

Congratulations to Robert Lancon, Highland Baptist, who was appointed to the State Executive Board as a Regional Representative, Baylee Louivere who was appointed to the State Citizenship Board, Sara Brasseaux and Andrew Picheloup who were appointed to the State Science, Engineering and Technology Board, Trent Broussard, Florencia Scaglia and Victoria Stryker who were appointed to the State Food and Fitness Board and Brandy Milliman who was appointed to the State Fashion Board. A huge congratulation to Florencia Scaglia who was chosen to represent Louisiana 4-H in Washington, D.C. as a National Conference Delegate.

The Iberia 4-H staff would like to thank the following leaders who attended 4-H University and assisted us during this event: Dana Broussard, Revah Lanie, Rob and Adrienne McCarthy, Sheri Patout, Charlene and Jim Picheloup, and Tommy Pollard. We would also like to thank all the parents, volunteers, leaders and 4-H'ers for making this year's 4-H University a success.

If you are interested in finding out more about the 4-H program in Iberia Parish, please contact Mindy C. Hotard or Samantha S. Webre at 369-4440 for more information.
6/26/2012 11:38:23 PM
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