Local 4-H Members Compete

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Local members taking part in the 2017 4-H O-Rama included, from left: Front-Kerrington Collier, Destiny Yancey, Brianna Parrish, Haylee Parrish and Bethany Yancey. Middle-Kalaya Cole, Lexi McKnight, Kenna Parrish, Sydney Wofford, Grayson Bryant and Cameron Collier. Back-Jarek Ellis, Dylan Click, Kale Hardin, Hayden Parrish and Sam Shipley. Not pictured was Charlie Turner.(courtesy photo)

A total of 17 young people from Clay County 4H Clubs competed in the Arkansas 4H Delta District-O-Rama, held June 22, on the campus of East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City.

Each year local young people ages nine to 19 years old, who are enrolled in a 4H Clubs, compete on the county level to qualify for district competitions. Competing 4H youth are from 25 counties in the Delta District, and this year a large number of Clay County youth participated.

Rector Cougars 4H Club Junior participants, and their placings, included--

Bethany Yancey- fifth place in Performing Arts Instrumental; Destiny Yancey fourth place in Bicycle Identification and Safety; Sam Shipley second place in Forestry; Lexi McKnight with a fifth place in Crop & Weeds Identification; Breanna Parrish participated in Bait Casting and Fish ID; Haylee Parrish with a fourth place in Performing Arts Dance; Kena Parrish with a fifth in Performing Arts Vocal and Grayson Bryant, fourth place in Reel into Sport Fishing.

Rector Cougars 4H Club Senior participants and placings included-Dylan Click with a fourth in BB Marksmanship and Gun Safety; Kale Hardin placed fifth in Crops and Weeds Identification; Hadden Parrish was first in Bait Casting and Game Fish ID; Sydney Wofford earned a second in Oral Speaking Citizenship and Jarek Ellis was fourth in Performing Arts Instrumental.e

Mighty Razorback 4H Club, of Piggott, Junior participants and placings included-Kalaya Cole with a first place finish in Fashion Review Purchased Dressy; Kerrigan Collier with a third place in Fashion Review Purchased Casual and Cameron Collier with a first place in Oral Speaking Horse.

Mighty Mohawks 4H Club Junior participants and placings included a fourth by Charlie Turner in BB Marksmanship and Gun Safety.

The clubs are sponsored by the Clay County Cooperative Extension Service.

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