The 4-H Recognition Night was held on October 4 at the Mark Twain High School. This is a celebration honoring all the 4-H members and leaders for their accomplishments and outstanding work they have completed throughout the year.
The evening started off with honoring the first-year leaders: Dana Keller, Daniel Mallory, Debbie McMillen, Jessie Armour, Jessie Mundell, Kaylyn Powell, Pam Barnes, Ruth Evans, Sarah Evans, Tresa Lempka, and Bill Moore. Fifth year honorees were: Beverly Klise, Branten Ingram, Gina Rodenbaugh, Melinda Black and Mike Baxter. Tenth year honoree was Lori Robinson and 25th year of volunteering went to Terry Hoyt.
Our club leaders were given gifts as well as our camp cooks for their time and dedication to the 4-H program. Brice Happy Hustlers – Diane Selsor; Center Wise Guys – Nancy Harris; Liberty Wide Awake – Lori Robinson; Perry Pioneers – Cindy Woodhurst; and Rocky Point – Linda Stinson. The camp cooks were Pam Barnes, Karla Northcutt, and Becca Evans.
4-H club meetings could not operate without our club officers, junior leaders, and youth council representatives. Each clubs officers were recognized and received award discs with the top Historian (scrap book) going to Center Wise Guys; top Treasurer Book to Stetson Klise of Rocky Point; and top Secretary Book to Jessica Stinson of Rocky Point.
The youth council representative plays an important role of conveying information from the youth to the 4-H council and helps to plan events and stay on level with the youth of our county. Clayton Robinson received a gift for his continued participation. Teen Leaders recognized were Clayton Robinson from Liberty Wide Awake and Cody and Dalton Buie from Brice Happy Hustlers.