Ford County 4-H Club Day was held Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Dodge City Middle School. 4-H Club Day provides an opportunity for Ford County 4-H members to demonstrate their abilities in public speaking, acting, music, dance, novelty, and running a meeting.
Results were as follows:
Junior Instrumental Solos
Top Blues – Candace Fry, Ford, Taylor Tasaka, Dodge City
Alt. Top Blue - Gabe Ellis, Kingsdown, Calder McCollum, Dodge City
Blue -Kyle Spurgin, Montezuma
Senior Instrumental Solos
Top Blues – Lilly Hornung, Spearville, Connor McCollum, Dodge City
Senior Vocal Solos
Red -Lauren Schriner, Dodge City
Top Blue - Lucky Clovers 4-H Club
Top Blue - Valley Boosters 4-H Club, Alt. Top Blue – DIY Jrs. 4-H Club
Red - Wilroads Gardens 4-H Club
Top Blue - Richland Boosters 4-H Club
Top Blue - Wright Wonder Workers 4-H Club
Junior Other Dance
Top Blue - Halle Robinson, Dodge City
Senior Other Dance
Top Blue - Tamara Robertson, Dodge City
Senior Digital Presentation
Top Blue - Campbell Martin, Bucklin
Junior Show & Tell
Participation - Aubrey Gerdes, Dodge City, Jemma Rumbaugh, Spearville, Erika Fry, Ford
Top Blue - Lincoln Martin, Bucklin
Candace Fry, Ford
Alt. Top Blue- Alexa Gerdes, Dodge City, Erika Fry, Ford
Top Blue – Candace Fry, Ford, Dalton Prater, Dodge City
Alt. Top Blue- Erika Fry, Ford
Junior Project Talk
Top Blue -Dalton Prater, Dodge City
Top Blue winners in each division at the County 4-H Club Day are eligible to participate in Regional 4-H Club Day Saturday, March 2, also at the Dodge City Middle School, from 8 a.m. until noon. Several other counties including Clark, Finney, Gray, Hodgeman and Meade Counties and the Walnut Creek District (Lane, Rush and Ness Counties) will be competing alongside the Ford County 4-H’ers.
"Regional Club Day is run the same way Club Day ran in February," Molly Trausch, 4-H youth development agent said. "Except this time out top blue winners will be competing against the top blue winners from other counties."
Trausch described the Regional Club Day as the grand finale of club days.
"There's no state club day or anything higher than regional," she said, "so the top blue winners this weekend are the ultimate winners."
4-H'ers will perform the same talents this weekend that they showcased at the beginning of the month, and they will be competing against others in their age division from all the counties attending.
Page 2 of 2 - "Not only does this give our 4-H'ers a chance to show off their talents that they might not get to highlight any other time with 4-H," Trausch said, "but also, it's a chance for them to network and get to know other 4-H'ers."
The public is invited to attend and witness the talents of these future leaders. 4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.
For more information, contact the Ford County K-State Research and Extension Office at 227-4542 or visit us on the web at www.ford.ksu.edu.
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