Lee Ann Fields, Simmons, Amanda
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 11, 2018 at the Louisiana Tech Howard Auditorium sponsored by the Louisiana Tech School of Human Ecology.In case you all didn’t know, we have some wonderfully talented youth in Lincoln Parish.
The youth that placed at the Lincoln Parish 4-H Talent Contest are as follows: Jr. Dance (Under 14) - 1st Gabrielle Simmons – I. A. Lewis; Jr. Vocal (Under 14) - 1st Lydia Watts – I. A. Lewis; 2nd Jessie Hardel – Cypress Springs Elem.; 3rd Lacey Stickland – Ruston Elem.; Jr. Instrumental (Under 14) - 1st Preston Parker – A. E. Phillips; 2nd Lane Spurlock – Ruston Jr. High; 3rd Jake Taunton – Cypress Springs Elem; Jr. Other (Under 14) - 1st Oli Deal – Choudrant Elem.; 2nd Levi Colvin- Dubach School; 3rd Gracelynn Simmons – Cypress Springs Elem.
The 4-H members that placed at the parish 4-H talent contest became eligible to enter the State Fair of Louisiana 4-H Share the Fun Talent Contest held on October 27, 2018 in Shreveport. The youth that placed at the State Fair of Louisiana 4-H Share the Fun Talent Show are as follows: Jr. Vocal (Under 14) – 3rd Lydia Watts – I. A. Lewis; Jr. Instrumental (Under 14) – 1st Lane Spurlock – Ruston Jr. High; Jr. Other (Under 14) – 2nd Oli Deal – Choudrant Elem.
Jane McFillen, Tish Freeman, Victoria Scott, and Victoria Taylor served as judges for the Lincoln Parish 4-H Talent Contest. We thank these four judges for sharing their time and talents with us and appreciate their support of the Lincoln Parish 4-H Youth Development Program. We appreciate Louisiana Tech 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.Thank you to Louisiana Tech employees, Mark Guinn for working with us on scheduling Howard Auditorium and Doug Perry for serving as Sound Tech. Thank you to Louisiana Tech School of Human Ecology for sponsoring our event and Dr. Vicky Green for serving as faculty advisor that evening.Thank you to the Lincoln Parish 4-H Jr. Leaders who assisted with this event; Penelope Hennigan, Jessica Johnston, Allyson Martin, Tucker Martin, Summer Mullins and Jessie Spillers.
The youth involved in 4-H events are brave and courageous. By participating in 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.