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4-H Youth Development

2019 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Results

The Thomas County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Teams recently traveled to Morgan County in north Georgia for the 2019 State Competition. Teams from throughout Georgia came to participate in the day long event. The double elimination contest is made up of questions pertaining to equine science and other horse related topics. Pairs of four-person teams compete against each other responding to questions asked by a contest moderator. Each team is given credit for correct answers, and in some cases a penalty for incorrect answers. The team with the highest score at the end of the contest is declared the winner. The team start practice 4 months before they go to compete. Thomas County took a Junior Team and a Senior Team to compete this year. The Senior Team was made up of Team Captain Allie Ann Wheeler, Hannah Lamb, Je’Niece Manning and Douglas Hopkins. Wheeler was named Most Valuable Player. The Junior Team was made up of Team Captain Kristen Anderson, Anna Argo, Paisley Hurst, Hayley Law, Gracee Sloan, Avery Turnbull and Nevaeh Sloan. The Junior Team finished 3rd in the state and Hayley Law was named Most Valuable Player. Thomas County 4-H Agent Cindy Wynn coached both teams. Attending with the teams was Wynn, Thomas County Extension Secretary Brenda Benton, Thomas County 4-H Program Assistant Hayes Nelson and Certified 4-H Volunteer Chrissy Wheeler. Anyone interested in Thomas County 4-H Activities can contact Cindy Wynn at (229)225-4130.


Junior and Senior State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Teams
Junior State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team Placed Third in State

Below are some of 4-H's most broadly useful resources from the Georgia 4-H website. Please contact us for more information about participating in any of these programs through this county office.

4-H Resources:
 
Summer Camp County offices promote and coordinate 4-H summer camp experiences unlike any other in the county. Counties travel to unique 4-H centers across the state offering fun, friendship and adventure for over 8,000 4-H'ers each summer. Visit the Georgia 4-H Website
 
Environmental Education The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program is one of the nation’s largest and oldest providers of local environmental education, serving over 45,000 people annually. The research-based curriculum provides hands-on learning experiences aligned with Georgia Performance Standards.
 
Livestock Program The Georgia 4-H Livestock Program gives students the opportunity to practice and acquire new knowledge in the fields of animal science, business, time management and leadership.
 
Project Achievement This core program showcases the work and success of 4-H'ers through presentations and portfolios on numerous topics. Members compete against their peers at the local, district and state levels in an effort to master their project.
Become a Volunteer The Georgia 4-H Foundation relies heavily on the efforts of volunteers to help coordinate and organize yearly alumni & friends events. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, read more about becoming a volunteer at the Georgia 4-H website.
 
Project S.A.F.E. Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is a curriculum based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational and avocational activities.
Military Programs UGA Extension Military Outreach builds partnerships and provides programs that help Georgia military families find positive ways to cope with the stress of military life.
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