The Ralls County 4-H Achievement Day at New London Elementary on Thursday, April 2 starting at 5:15 p.m.
The program started with a welcome and orientation; the American pledge was led by Clayton Robinson and the 4-H pledge by Emma Smith.
Twenty-two members participated in a variety of events that included Demonstrations, Table Setting, Personal Development, Public Speaking, and Photography.
Each event is designed to promote important life skills such as confidence, organization, leadership, communication, character, and more.
4-H strives to develop lifelong skills in our youth so they can become healthy, productive adults in our community.
Those participating in Table Setting include: 14 and over: Jessica Stinson; 11-13 Emily Branham, Jaylyn Hudelson, Skylar Lempka, Teddy Lempka and Sydnee Brothers; 8-10: Samantha Barnes, Thomas Barnes, Emily Evans, Jocelyn Hudelson, Krayleigh Power, and Clover Kids were Bradyn and Danny Powell.
Demonstrations included: 11-13: Teddy Lempka; 8-10: Cierra VanSickle, Tyler Armour, Devyn Keller and Emily Evans; Clover Kids were Bradyn and Danny Powell. Public Speaking included two 14 and over youth; Clayton Robinson and Alex Meyer.
Photography event had two in 14 and Over; Caryn Meyer and Jessica Stinson, 11-13 were Jaylyn Hudelson and Hunter Scrogin; 8-10 participants were Jocelyn Hudelson, Samantha Barnes, Thomas Barnes, Emily Evans, and Devyn Keller; and Clover Kids were Bradyn and Danny Powell.
Personal Development 14 and over included Jessica Stinson, Emma Smith, Alex Meyer, Caryn Meyer and Clayton Robinson; 11-13 group were Teddy Lempka, Skylar Lempka, Jaylyn Hudelson, Sydnee Brothers, and Hunter Scrogin; 8-10 included Jocelyn Hudelson, Devyn Keller, Cierra VanSickle, Tyler Armour, Samantha Barnes, Thomas Barnes, and Krayleigh Power; our Clover Kids were Bradyn and Danny Powell. We encourage you to join 4-H. It is open for ages 5-18 and is full of great opportunities.
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