Beautiful cool weather greeted 4-H'ers, parents, and friends who came out for the annual St. James Parish 4-H Pet Show at Lutcher High School on Oct.30, 2010. The day began with opening exercises led by 4-H Agent, Ken Guidry
and 4-H members Noah Vicknair, Lauren Sherman and Nykeshia Ricard.
Helping judge the 4-H Pet Show were: Kim Caldarera (small dogs), Keri Walker (large dogs), Kayla Caldarera (rabbits), Ken Guidry (birds), David Reynaud (any other pet), Mollie Arceneaux (fish) and Jeannine Stein (cats).
Special thanks go to Ms. Rachel Schexnayder, Michelle Brock and the Lutcher High and Jr. High 4-H Clubs for hosting the event.
Jenna White, a 4-H member from the St. James Community Club, won Best Overall Pet of the Show and also won Best Overall Bird with "Huey". Joshua Sherman of St. Peter Chanel 4-H Club exhibited the Best Overall Small Dog, "Oreo." Clifford Knight of Vacherie Elementary 4-H Club exhibited the Best Overall Large Dog, "Charlie." Jenna Folse form Paulina Elementary 4-H Club exhibited the Best Overall Fish, "Bob". Austin Jackson a member of Fifth Ward Elementary 4-H Club won Best Overall Rabbit and Joshua Vicknair of Paulina Elementary won Best Overall Any Other pet with "Froggy."
Other 4-H'ers who took part in the 4-H Pet Show were:Large Dog Exhibitors
April St. Pierre, Lamy Guidry, Alex Walker, Alex Beier, Ravin Louque, Bailey Richard and Clifford Knight.Small Dog Exhibitors:
Colby Knight, Jaden Johnson, Daras Johnson, Stephen Nosacka, Ashley Octave, Victoria Rocquin, Sasha Rocquin, Sophie LeGleu, Justin Louis, Nykeisha Ricard, Jacoi Nelson, Chaz Nailor, Kassie Gueret and Zoe Forsyth.Cat Exhibitors:
Kortney Babin, Ashley Babin, Gavin LeGleu, Logan Walker, and Jenna Stout.Fish Exhibitors:
Rebekah Taylor and Levantae Ketchens.Rabbit Exhibitors:
Austin JacksonBird Exhibitors:
Jesse White, Abby White, Hannah Berthelot and Brenn Ursin.Any Other Pet Exhibitors:
Noah Vicknair, E.J. Seiber, Allen White, Taylor Darr, Haley Walker and Madison Vicknair.
Winners were named in different divisions of each catagory. 4-H'ers and their pets all enjoyed a morning of fun competition and took part in the 4-H Pet Parade. 4-H Jr. Leaders were: Lauren Sherman, Kayla Sherman, Emily Swisher-Anderson and Rebekah Taylor.