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  • Washington County 4-H is currently selling Tidal Wave Car Wash Tickets again this year to help raise money for 4-H Camp! Tickets are available to pick up at the Washington County Extension Office.  Tickets are $10 each and are for the $20 car wash!  This is a really great deal! Can only check out 5 tickets at a time.  Must return $50 to check out additional tickets.  Tickets or money due within a week of check out.
  • We are offering a RADA Kitchen Cutlery Camp/Summer Activity Fundraiser as well. You can pick up magazines and order forms from the Washington County Extension Office. Deadline to turn in orders and money is June 4th


Washington County 4-H'ers Compete at Southeast District Project Achievement

Washington County 7th – 12th grade 4-H’ers recently competed in the 4-H Junior / Senior Southeast District Project Achievement February 9-11, 2018 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.  District Project Achievement, previously known as DPA, is an event where 4-H’ers present a demonstration on a specific topic and compete against other 4-H’ers in their Project Area.  These 4-H’ers competed against over 575 4-H’ers from the 40 counties within our Southeast District.

Junior District Project Achievement Participants:  Vadasha Blount 1st Place in Crafts, Nacomius Butler 2nd Place in Health, Shakila Cato in Food for Health & Fitness, Jaremiah Cornelio in Dog Care & Training, Shamiah Cornelio 2nd Place in Companion Animal Science, Ar’Chardonnay Morgan in Flowers, Shrubs & Lawns, Bram Rawlings 1st Place in Performing Arts Instrumental, Geena Rubiera 1st Place in Poultry & Egg Science, ToriBeth Sheram 1st Place in Dog Care & Training and Kendra van Loenen 1st Place in Dairy & Milk Science.

Senior District Project Participants:    Kristen Boatwright in Engineering & Mechanics, Jabari Brooks in Sports, Savannah Jackson in Performing Arts Vocal, Tydrekuz Poole in Communication, Josh Sheram 2nd Place in Housing, Equipment & Environment and Tyra Stephens 2nd Place in Performing Arts Drama.

Tyra Stephens who was elected last year to serve on the Southeast District 4-H Senior Board served in a leadership role for this event. She helped plan the event and presided over assemblies and the Senior Banquet. This has been a tremendous opportunity for Tyra.

Ty Poole was elected to serve on the Southeast District 4-H Senior Board. Being a member of this board will give Ty leadership roles in planning events and activities for the 40 county Southeast District. Ty will also have many speaking engagements as a board member throughout the year. We are excited for him to have this exciting opportunity.

Tineke van Loenen attended as a Volunteer Leader.  Washington County Extension Staff that attended were:  Cindy Sheram, Dustin Horton and Georgeanne Cook.

We are very proud of our 4-H’ers and extremely appreciative of our Volunteers for their support.  For more information about 4-H, to become a volunteer or to make a donation, please contact the County Extension Office at 552-2011.

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