Escambia 4-H Members Compete In County Events

March 13, 2018

The UF/IFAS Escambia County Extension Office hosted 4-H County Events recently, with 32 youth submitting 52 different entries.  Events included competitions in public speaking, demonstrations and illustrated talks, photography, graphic design, and share-the-fun (talent) activities.

Winners were as follows:

Graphic Design: Taylor Nelson and Raeleigh Woodfin.

Public Speaking: Alexandra Odom and Michelle Tinker
Demonstrations and Illustrated Talks: Taylor Anderson, Abigail Bray-Crews, Alan Bray-Crews, Chloe Bray-Crews, Raimi Joseph, Rashidi J., Izzy Kent, Von Littlejohn, Taylor Nelson, Hannah S., Blake Stevenson, Hannah Thorne, Bobby Vose, Raeleigh Woodfin, and Lord Wyrick.

Photography: Lacie Kittrell (2), Tucker Padgett (3), Ava Chauvette (5), Chelsi Lashley, Shelby Lashley, Alexandra Odom (2), Izzy Kent (4), Levi Nelson, Taylor Nelson (2), Ethan Thorne, and Hannah Thorne (2).

The winning photographs were displayed with the intent of increasing public awareness and understanding of the 4-H program.The top overall photo taken by Izzy Kent is being exhibited inside the Langley Bell 4-H Center.

All blue ribbon demonstrations and the first and second place public speakers and Share-the-Fun participants will go on to district events which will be held in Escambia County in May. In the photography and graphic design competitions, all blue-ribbon winners will be eligible for the state contest at 4-H University at the University of Florida in July.

Organizers said events would not possible without adult volunteers. They offered thanks to judges and volunteers including Sonia Bush, Virdell Cleveland, Lyla Knapp, Millie Knapp, Denise Mann, Vickie Parker, Raven Patel, Anne Peterson, Carolyn Prime, Tex Ritter, Christine Rodgers, and Danielle Tinker; and Wide Angle Photo Club members Norm Haines, John Mankelwicz, Harry Purcell, and Loretto Sitton. To become a 4-H volunteer, call the 4-H office at (850) 475-5320.

Submitted photos for, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Escambia 4-H Members Compete In County Events”

  1. Dawn on March 13th, 2018 8:28 pm

    So Proud of everyone! Congratulations!

  2. Angela on March 13th, 2018 3:16 pm

    So proud of everyone of the youth who competed! Great job guys!

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