Students Receive 4-H Awards

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McNairy County 4-H members have received awards for their hard work this school year.  The following 4-H members submitted portfolios detailing all their work in a 4-H project:  Danielle Harstin (Veterinary Science) (TOP TOP), Macey Johnson (Horse) (MIDDLE), and Wesley Moore (Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries.) (LOWER) All three won a trip to Tennessee 4-H Academic Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, June 7-10.  Johnson and Moore won first place in the portfolio contest in their respective projects, while Harstin won 2nd place in hers. 

McNairy County Extension offers programs in agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and resource development.  The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and McNairy County governments are cooperating.  UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  

Another honor was earned by four 4-H Horse Project Group members (ABOVE), who received Horse medals this year by competing in either Horse Bowl, Hippology, or Horse Judging, and completing two other project requirements during the year.  Those other requirements included such activities as participating in a 4-H fundraiser, doing a demonstration, participating in the portfolio contest, or completing a Tennessee 4-H Honor Club application.  Those 4-H’ers are pictured here with one of their Horse Project Group Volunteer Leaders (front row, l to r):  Macey Johnson, Danielle Harstin, and Briana Wilson (back row, l to r):  Marie Pittman (Volunteer Leader) and Miranda Pittman.