Some 114 Columbia County 4-Hers won district overall recognition for highest participation honors, most winners honors, and greatest increase in participation honors. The Columbia County Cloverleaf 4-Hers competed in District Project Achievement December 2-3 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. Columbia County 4-Hers walked away with 34 first places, 25 second places, 18 third places, and 36 honorable mention awards.
The following 4-Hers received a $75 FREE scholarship trip to Rock Eagle to compete and represent Columbia County schools:
Home school: Ashley Nicholls - Plants, Soils & Fertilizers, honorable mention; Bel Air Elementary: William Daniels - Fresh Water Fish & Shellfish, first place; Matt McCullough - Performing Arts- Instrumental, second place; Avery Bolton - Housing & Environment, third place; Brookwood Elementary: Mikalah Stewart - Fashion Revue, first place; Tori McCoy - Geology, second place; Ashley Nettles - Companion Animal Science, third place; Dakota Kelly - Workforce Preparation, honorable mention; South Columbia Elementary: Hunter Willing - Using Water Wisely, first place; Ryan Rose - Geology, first place; Emily Epstein - Workforce Preparation, first place; Kimberly Brown - Companion Animal Science, honorable mention; Reginald Hendrix - Forest Resources & Wood Science, honorable mention; Katie Campbell - Cat Care, honorable mention; Grovetown Elementary: Meghan Parker - Time & Money Management, first place; Brooklyn Hadley-Wilkerson - Public Speaking, second place; Porchia Davis - Art, third place; Ricky Hobbs - Using Water Wisely, third place; Kenneth Bradish - Paleontology, honorable mention; Martinez Elementary: Jaron Hasty - General Science, first place; Cori Fay - Interior Design, first place; Marisa McKnight - Outdoor Recreation, first place; Steven Mallar - International, second place; William Snider - Pork Production, honorable mention; Krista Dickerson - Paleontology, honorable mention; Westmont Elementary: Clay Rabun - Air Science, first place; Clayton Crider - Plants, Soils & Fertilizers, second place; Shawn Ludlow - Forest Resources & Wood Science, second place; Katey Little - Dog Care & Training, honorable mention; Jordan Gaylor - Conservation & Recycling, honorable mention; Johnny Snyder - Outdoor Recreation, honorable mention; Euchee Creek Elementary: Tyler Gray - Rabbits, first place; Greenbrier Elementary: Kameryn Flythe - Clothing & Textiles, first place; Hannah Booth - Target Sports, first place; Victoria Eubanks - Landscape & Design, first place; Meghan Lemmen - Food for Health & Sport, first place; Christina Suppa - Vet. Science, first place; Hannah Ledford - Communications, second place; Caitlin Greene - Computers, second place; Danielle King - Ocean Ecology, second place; Sarah Beth Thomes - Using Water Wisely, second place; Rebecca Flavin - Housing & Environment, second place; Taylor Mutimer - Fresh Water Fish & Shellfish, second place; Davi'ee Newton - Dairy Foods, third place; Jennifer Purucker - Outdoor Survival Skills, third place; Katie Chancellor - Wildlife, third place; Taylor Benson - Beef, third place; Corben Osborn - Sports, honorable mention; Megan Day - Interior Design, honorable mention; L.C. White - Bicycle, honorable mention; Savannah Willingham - Entomology, honorable mention; Tyler Spencer - Photography, honorable mention; Shanice Anderson - Time & Money Management, honorable mention; Matthew Barge - Food for Health & Sport, honorable mention; Halie Jo Sessum - Horse, honorable mention; Kaylan Evrard - Entomology, honorable mention; Lewiston Elementary: Meredith Ferrari - Dog Care, first place; Kate Phillips - Entomology, first place; Kasie Stewart - Performing Arts- General, second place; Carley Flores - General Recreation, second place; Nicholas Ferrari - Power & Energy, second place; Ryan Peloquin - Electric/Electronics, second place; Chelsey Wilson - Fashion Revue, third place; Alex Hutchinson - Rabbits, third place; Khaliyah Jackson - Fruits, Nuts & Vegetables, third place; Alley Cranata - History, honorable mention; Kylee Bliss - Horse, honorable mention; Janae Smith - Dairy Foods, honorable mention; Alicia Beam - Fruits, Nuts & Vegetables, honorable mention; Blue Ridge Elementary: Madison Bartlett - Marine & Coastal Ecology, first place; McKenzie Jones - Wildlife, second place; Daniella Burch - Human Development, second place; Natalie Walters - Flowers, Shrubs & Lawns, third place; Emily Smail - Forest Resources, third place; Catherine Pringle - Health, third place; Elise Barreto - Archaeology, honorable mention; Morgan Groothand - Between Meal Snacks, honorable mention; Austin Clark - General Science, honorable mention; Riverside Elementary: Alec Leeseberg - Public Speaking, first place; Brandon Petty - Housing & Environment, first place; Taylor Lovell - Food for the Family, first place; Clint Cox - Electric/ Electronics, first place; River Ridge Elementary: Maya Rupard - Performing Arts-Vocal, third place; Stephen Santiago - Performing Arts- Vocal, honorable mention; Chase Simmons - Power & Energy, honorable mention; Marcus Joyner - Between Meal Snacks, honorable mention; North Harlem Elementary: Shiavia Hampton - Kitchen Fun, first place; Lakeside Middle: Rachel Luoma - Cat Care, first place; Daniel Payne - International, second place; Morgan Brewer - Crafts, honorable mention; Riverside Middle: Niythia Prasad - Performing Arts- General, first place; Kendyl Pennington - Performing Arts- General, second place; Sydney Epter - Sports, third place; Harlem Middle: Wayne Rogers - Crafts, third place; Columbia Middle: Nathan Cranata - Safety, first place; Tony Zaffino - Forest Resources & Wood Science, first place; Evans Middle: Alyssa Urbanawiz - Air Science, first place; Andre Fay - Paleontology, first place; Norman Herrington - Conservation & Recycling, first place; Moriah Joseph - Landscape Design, second place; Reht Hutchinson - Computers, second place; Anthony McCullough - History, second place; Jeremy Moon - Bicycle, second place; Rachel Clay - Fruits, Vegetables & Nuts, honorable mention; Rachel Guffy - Entomology, honorable mention; Greenbrier Middle: Michael Haddow - Fresh Water Fish, first place; Daniel Johnson - Ag Awareness, first place; Shelby Buckner - Archeology, third place; Georgie Ekechukwu - Safety, honorable mention; Alex Waters - Photography, honorable mention; Grovetown Middle: Erin Chizmar - Arts, first place; Hailee Hogan - Wildlife, second place; Jessica Bown - Vet. Science, honorable mention; Emily Chizmar - Cat Care, honorable mention.
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