Lee Ann Fields, Simmons, Amanda | 10/27/2017 2:17:31 PM
4-H is an amazing youth organization that offers youth the opportunity to showcase their variety of talents in so many diverse ways. One of the opportunities we offer Lincoln Parish 4-H members is the opportunity to perform their talents. Each year we hold the Lincoln Parish 4-H Talent Contest. This year it was held on October 12 at the Ruston High School Auditorium. In case you all didn’t know, we have some wonderfully talented youth in Lincoln Parish. The youth whoplaced at the Lincoln Parish
4-H Talent Contest are as follows: Jr. Dance (Under 14) - 1st - Gabrielle Simmons – Ruston Elem.; 2nd - Preslea St. Andre – I. A. Lewis; 3rd - Georgia Casady – I.A. Lewis; Jr. Vocal (Under 14) – 1st - Natalie Story – Choudrant Elem.; 2nd - Savannah Long – I.A. Lewis; 3rd - Brooklyn Roberson – Simsboro; Jr. Instrumental (Under 14) - 1st - Jackson Turner – Cedar Creek Elem.; 2nd - Cole Spurlock – Cypress Springs Elem.; 3rd - Lane Spurlock – Ruston Jr. High; Jr. Other (Under 14) - 1st - Matti Grillot and Maya Major – Cypress Springs Elem.; Sr. Vocal (14 and Older) - 1st - Amara McCullough – Ruston High.
The 4-H members who placed at the parish 4-H talent contest became eligible to enter the State Fair of Louisiana 4-H Share the Fun Talent Contest to be held on October 28, 2017, in Shreveport.
Ms. Natalie Perry , a senior at Louisiana Tech University, and Ms. SaraBeth Wheelis, a freshman at Louisiana Tech University, served as judges for the Lincoln Parish 4-H Talent Contest. We thank these two judges for sharing their time and talents with us and appreciate their support of the Lincoln Parish 4-H Youth Development Program. We appreciate Ruston High School for being so gracious to allow Lincoln Parish 4-H use of their facility so that our youth had the opportunity to perform their talents.
Lincoln Parish 4-H members also participated in the Annual Lincoln Parish 4-H Pet Show on October 5, 2017, at Railroad Park in Ruston. These 4-H members placed at the pet show with their pets:
Biggest Dog - 1st - Morgan Foster - Choudrant Elem.; 2nd - Logan Meyer - Choudrant Elementary; 3rd - London Huckaby – Bethel; Smallest Dog - 1st - Abigail Frazier - Choudrant Elem., 2nd - Marissa McCosar - Choudrant Elem.; 3rd - Kaylea Murphy – Simsboro; Best Dressed Dog - 1st - Hanna Hiers - Cedar Creek; 2nd - Jack Bell - Cedar Creek; 3rd - Will Humble – Dubach; Cutest Dog - 1st - Cady Noble – I. A. Lewis; 2nd - Arianna Trevillion - Choudrant Elem.; 3rd - Georgia Casady - I.A. Lewis; Ugliest Dog – 1st - Arianna Trevillion - Choudrant Elem.; 2nd - Tucker Batterton - Choudrant Elem.; Best Long-Haired Cat - 1st - Adrianna Prewitt - Ruston Jr. High; 2nd - Savannah Long - I. A. Lewis; Best Short Haired Cat – 1st - Greta Denny - A.E. Phillips; 2nd - Dorothy May - Simsboro; 3rd - Layne Corona - Choudrant Elem.; Most Unusual Pet - 1st - Emily Lynch - Ruston Jr. High.; 2nd - Amberly Humble – Dubach; 3rd - London Huckaby – Bethel; Best Chicken - 1st - Sage Tolar - Ruston Elem.; 2nd - Kate Harris - Cedar Creek; 3rd - Claire Patrick - Ruston Elem.
Mrs. Monika Stewart, PetStar Animal Care and Lincoln Parish 4-H Alumna, and Mrs. Chelsey Garner, Lincoln Parish 4-H Alumna, served as judges for the Lincoln Parish 4-H Pet Show. We thank these two judges for giving of their time and expertise in support of the Lincoln Parish 4-H Youth Development Program. We appreciate the City of Ruston for their generosity in allowing Lincoln Parish 4-H the use of Railroad Park for this event.
The youth involved in these 4-H events are brave and courageous. By participating in these 4-H events, they are learning vital life skills. They work very hard preparing and practicing. We are very proud of our Lincoln Parish 4-H youth, please join us in congratulating them on their efforts, accomplishments and well deserved recognition.
If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Development Program please call the Lincoln Parish 4-H Office at 318-251-5134.