During the week of June 21-24, 2011, 50 middle school and senior high 4-H members from Lafourche Parish competed in 4-H University at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. These 4-H’ers brought home seven state winners, four first alternates and 29 blue ribbons.
Lafourche Parish winners are:
- Child Development, Blue Ribbon, Teddi Folse, Central Lafourche High, Blue Ribbon.
- Computer Simulation, Blue Ribbons, Jerrin Dugas and Braden Eymard, South Lafourche High.
- Consumer Decision Making, State Winners, Daniel Triggs, Jamie Granier and Emile Torres, Thibodaux High.
- Consumer Foods Judging, State Winners, Tristan Bagala, Member-at-Large, Breanna Washington, Thibodaux High and Coleen Plaisance, Central Lafourche High.
- Dog Care, 1st Alternate, Cecily Plaisance, Central Lafourche High.
- Fashion Revue, Casual Outfit, Blue Ribbon, Kirsten Angelette, Holy Savior.
- Fishing Sports, Blue Ribbon Individuals and Blue Ribbon Team, Victor Bimah and Sam Cartozzo, E. D. White and Dustin Kraemer, Sixth Ward Middle.
- Horticulture Crop Judging, Blue Ribbon Team, Meghan Uzee, Central Lafourche High, Claire Melancon and Abagale Thibodaux, St. Mary.
- Insect Identification, 1st Alternate, Cole Galey, South Lafourche High.
- Livestock Judging, Blue Ribbon Team, Hillari Arcement, Tyler Lusco and Cole Ordoyne, Central Lafourche High.
- Meat Identification, Blue Ribbon Teams, Ashley Richard, Paige Quebedeaux and Justin Matherne, Thibodaux High School and Andrew Roussell (Blue Ribbon Individual), Emily Pontif (1st Alternate Individual) and Nicholas Adams, Central Lafourche High.
- Photography, State Winner, Caitlyn Naquin and Blue Ribbon Winner, Meagan Naquin, E. D. White High.
- Poultry Judging, Blue Ribbon Team, Logan Brumfield, Destiny Rivet and Katelin Breaux, Central Lafourche High.
- Public Speaking-Any Other Subject, 1st Alternate, Courtney Troxclair, E. D. White High.
- Sports Broadcasting, Blue Ribbon Team, Seth Bouvier and Nicholas Guidry, South Lafourche High.
Other 4-H’ers participating were Mariah Matherne, Maria Lirette, Aimee Crosby, Kristie Crosby, Hunter Weimer and Catherine Lirette, Home School, Kayla Carlos, Jasmine Vallian, Amber Ledet and Brandon Eschete, Central Lafourche High, Kali Clement, Kolt Clement and Clay Tabor, Sixth Ward Middle and Raven Rivet, Thibodaux High. Congratulations to all 4-H’ers who participated!