Jefferson Parish 4-H May 2011 Newsletter

Chantel J. Williams, Gauthier, Ann

4-H Geaux Green Poster Contest

Congratulations to the following winners of the 4-H Geaux Green Poster Contest:
Blue Ribbon Winners were Kaylee Mouser, Christine Racadio, Brian Herron from Solis Elementary; Brennan Allen, Layla Honeycutt, Ayanna Aaron, Chelsey Miller from Word of Life Academy; Cy Salvant, Sarah Ebrahim, and Ben Ebrahim, from East Bank Home School Club. Their posters were displayed at the Spring Garden Show in City Park.  Other participants included Imani Brown, Damon Johnson, Haleemeh Abukhalil from Solis Elementary; Samaria Stevenson, Katie Maise, Arrash Faili, Fred Silva from Word of Life Academy; and Max Theriot, Sundiata Dukes, Joelle Chauhan, Dominic Fayard, and Anna Fayard from East Bank Home School Club; and Brittany Newell from Audubon Elementary.

Ambassador Contest

State Contest Winners: Bryanna Robert, Metairie Academy, 1st Place State Winner, Egg Division 1 and Breanna Sconza, Kerner , 1st Place State Winner, Sugar Division Also participating was Richard Hood from Word of Life Academy who received a red ribbon in Division 2 Egg Division..

4-H Dairy Poster Contest

The following 4-H members were named Parish Division Winners, and their posters will be representing Jefferson Parish in state competition: Kaylee Mouser, Solis Elementary, Division 1; Tiffany Landry, Fisher Middle/High School, Division 2; and Arrash Faili, Word of Life Academy, Division 3. Brian Herron from Solis Elementary was awarded a Purple Ribbon in Division 1.

4-H Container Gardening Contest

Congratulations to the following Container Gardening Contest winners: Austin Carbo, Kerner Elementary, 1st Place Chelsey Miller, Word of Life Academy, 2nd Place Cana Boudreaux, West Bank Home School Club, 3rd Place. Other participants were Dani Bean, Laura Melancon from Fisher Middle/High School; Brian Herron, Solis Elementary; Nerrie Borne, Cecilia Borne, Arrash Faili, West Bank Teen Leaders; Richard Hood, Word of Life Academy; Amber Drumm, Valentina Osteicoechea, Mary Vu, Alice Birney Elementary.

National Shooting Sports Contest

Laura Melancon from Fisher Middle/High School will be participating in the National Shooting Sports Competition in San Antonio, Texas in June.

State 4-H Honey Bee Essay Contest

Two Jefferson Parish 4-H members had their essays submitted to the State 4-H Honey Bee Essay Contest. State awards were recently announced. Mychelle Nguyen from Solis Elementary was named White Ribbon Winner and Emyia Woods from Audubon Elementary was named to the Red Ribbon Group.

4-H Shirt Design Winner

Brian Herron from Solis Elementary submitted the winning design for the Jefferson Parish 4-H Shirt Sales for the upcoming year. Other entries included: Emily Guffee, Ahmed Salem, Rashad Jabbar, Jaylin Tran, Mahmoud Salem, and Aviyon Myles from Solis Elementary; Arash Faili , Brennan Allen, Katie Maise, Cecilia Borne, and Layla Honeycutt from Word of Life Academy; Jourdyn Keeler, Christy Lindley, Devan Reyes, Carlos Aguilar, Paris Clark, Emyia Woods, Adam Tregle, Karrington Nicholas, and Ryan Browder from Audubon Elementary. Shirts with Brian’s design will be available for purchase in the fall.

4-H Day at the Capitol

The annual “4-H Day at the Capitol” has been announced by the State 4-H Office. All 4-H members and volunteers are invited to travel to Baton Rouge on Wednesday, June 1 to participate in this fun, educational event! Visit our historic state capitol building! See how our government works! Meet some of your Senators and Representatives who make up our Louisiana Legislature. The day will begin with a short program on the front steps of the Capitol at 10:00 a.m. Members from all over the state of Louisiana will participate. Plan to be in that number!  Last year over 1000 4-H members, parents, volunteers, and agents attended this event. Legislators truly enjoy this day and many have expressed their eagerness to meet with 4-H members. The event is free and family members are welcome. Please call the 4-H Office at 736-6519 as soon as possible to register for this event or for more information.

4-H Commodity Cookery Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following winners in the recent regional 4-H Commodity Cookery Contest in Houma:

Egg Cookery—

Brynna Robert, Metairie Academy, 2nd Place Dessert

CheQwayl Byrd, Roosevelt Middle School, Blue Ribbon Main Dish

Dominique Reese, Roosevelt Middle School, 3rd Place Appetizer

Seafood Cookery -

Laura Melancon, Fisher Middle/High School, 1st Place Crab

Dani Bean, Fisher Middle/High School, 3rd Place Shrimp

Blake Champagne, Kerner Elementary, Red Ribbon Fish and Other Seafood

Beef Cookery -

LeAnn Lightell, Fisher Middle/High School, 2nd Place Low Calorie Dish

Sugar Cookery -

Zoe Ledoux, Audubon Elementary, 3rd Place Cake

Hailey Castiglione, Fisher Middle/High School, 2nd Place Candy




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