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4-H kids back from district
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Members of Dawson County 4-H recently took home honors at a district-level competition, where more than 1,000 students competed from across the state. - photo by For the Dawson Community News

Dawson County 4-H received honors during the Northeast District Project Achievement competition.


Held recently at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center, high school and middle school members presented a demonstration or talked about a specific interest.


Senior Becca Bishop placed second in the plant and soil science category, while Taylor Thompson got second place for international project.


Other high school members competing were Krista Barnicoat, photography project; Victoria Corcoran, festive foods for health project; Kristen Goswick, performing arts — general.


Junior member Allison Gilbert placed first in the workforce preparation and career development project. Eighth grader Madison Adams placed third for health project, while Claudia Santillan placed third for power and energy project.


Other middle school members competing were Summer Armstrong, sports project; Franklin Burt, physical, biological and earth science project; David Goswick, sports project; Bretney Quarles, performing arts — general; and Sarah Rogers, history project.


Gilbert secured a spot on the Junior Northeast District Board of Directors. Senior Autumn Callahan also campaigned for Senior District Board of Directors.


4-H is the youth program of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service. For more information, call (706) 265-2442.