Youth place at District 8 events

MILAM 4-H NEWS
Cheryl Walker
Extension Agent


Winning at the District Plant ID Judging were (front row, l-r) Mason Lindig, Rebecca Kostroun, Chandler Barton, Neeraj Bhakta, Cheyenne McWilliams, Collin Kostroun, (back row) Irby McWilliams (coach), Kassidy Hundle, Ethan Stork, Heath Hollas, Karl Woelfel, Devin Fisher. Winning at the District Plant ID Judging were (front row, l-r) Mason Lindig, Rebecca Kostroun, Chandler Barton, Neeraj Bhakta, Cheyenne McWilliams, Collin Kostroun, (back row) Irby McWilliams (coach), Kassidy Hundle, Ethan Stork, Heath Hollas, Karl Woelfel, Devin Fisher. Twelve Milam Count y 4- Hers competed at the District 8 Plant I.D. Contest on April 16 in Gatesville. All team members received team and individual awards for their accomplishments. Congratulations to the team members and the coach, Irby McWilliams.

In the junior division, the first place team from Milam County was Heath Hollas, Mason Lindig and Ethan Stork. Individual awards went to Mason Lindig, first, Ethan Stork, second, Health Hollis, third, Rebecca Kostroun, four th and K assidy Hundle, fifth.

In the intermediate division, the Milam County team of Chandler Barton, Neeraj Bhakta and Patrick Cobb took first place. Individual awards went to Patrick Cobb, first, Chandler Barton, second and Neeraj Bhakta, fourth.


Above, winning at the District Horse Judging were (l-r) Darci Denio, Emily Graham, Gracen Dach, Sydney Vaculin, Jistol Walzel, Jale Walzel. Above, winning at the District Horse Judging were (l-r) Darci Denio, Emily Graham, Gracen Dach, Sydney Vaculin, Jistol Walzel, Jale Walzel. In the senior div ision, the Milam County team of Devin Fisher, Collin Kostroun, Cheyenne McWilliams and Karl Woelfel completed the sweep by placing first. Individual awards went to Karl Woelfel, first, Devin Fisher, second, Collin Kostroun, third and Cheyenne McWilliams, fourth.

HORSE JUDGING WINNERS— Milam County 4-Hers placed first and third at the District 8 Horse Judging Contest on Saturday in College Station.

The two junior teams of Cameron 4-Hers were the first place group of Darci Denio, Jale Walzel and Jistol Walzel and third place team of Gracen Dach, Sydney Vaculin and Emily Graham.

Two 4-Hers also received high point individual honors, including second place for Gracen Dach and fourth place for Jale Walzel. The teams judged five performance classes and two halter classes.


At right, placing first in the junior dressy division was Abbigail Miller. At right, placing first in the junior dressy division was Abbigail Miller. Congratulations to these teams! Also congratulations to their coach Monica Barton.

FASHION SHOW—Congratulations to Abbigail Miller, Gause 4-H Club member, who placed first at the District 8 4-H Fashion Show on Friday. She competed in the Junior Dressy division. Also thanks to Elizabeth Miller for coaching Abbigail. COUNTY CAMP—It is time to sign-up for county 4-H camp at the Methodist Conference Center in Palestine. Camp dates are July 6-8. This is a great opportunity to have a fun camping experience with 4-Hers from Milam County as well as 4-Hers from Robertson, Navarro, Limestone, Leon, Johnson, Hill, Freestone and Falls counties.

The camp is designed for 4- Hers ages 8 to 13. Sign-up is on a first come basis by June 1. Older 4-Hers can sign-up to be teen leaders for camp by May 15. Teen 4-Hers will be teaching the sessions with agent and volunteer assistance. You will have a variety of fun activities at camp.

The cost is $110 for 4-Hers and $ 75 for adults. Applications are available at the Extension Office (100 E. 1st Street in Cameron) and on the website ( http://milam- t x.tamu.edu/) in the March newsletter. Don’t miss out on the fun. Sign-up now for the County 4-H Camp experience.

ROCKDALE FAIR ORDERS—It is time to order turkeys and broilers for the 2012 Rockdale Fair. 4-Hers ordering turkeys and broilers need to submit orders to the Milam County Extension Office by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20.

Make sure you rev iew the 2012 Rockdale Fair Rules posted on the Milam County Extension Office website. If you have questions, contact the Extension Office at 254-697-7045.

If you are ordering turkeys, you must order a minimum of five poults per exhibitor. All orders are in multiples of five. The cost for turkeys is $4.30 per bird.

If you are ordering broilers, you must order a minimum of 25 chicks per entry. The cost for broilers is $1.46 per bird.

Make checks payable to Rockdale Fair Association, payment must be received by April 20 deadline.

HORSE SHOW VALIDATIONS— If you are planning to enter the District or State Horse activities, you must complete Horse Validation materials by May 1. Horse Validation will be processed through 4-H Connect from April 1 to May 1. The cost is $10 per horse. Information on horse validation is available in the March 4-H Newsletter posted on our website or you can contact the extension office.


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