Moore 4-H'ers Place in District Competition
Moore County 4-H'ers brought home top honors from district competition at the annual South Central District Activity Day held Thursday, June 26. Over 300 youth and adults from 15 counties attended the event held at Scotland High School in Laurinburg.
Gold winners in all categories, and silver winners ages 11 and older, will advance to state competition in Raleigh. The following winners were recognized:
- Gold Winners -- Brandon Harrell, public speaking, FirstHealth Rockers 4-H Club.
- Animal Science -- Alexandra Parrish, Amie Howie, and Angel Seawell, Devonaire 4-H Club; Liana Fletcher, Moore Saddle Time 4-H Club.
- Silver Winners -- Evelyn Monroe, outdoor cooking.
- Communication Arts (Photography) -- Aaron Wray, Devonaire 4-H Club.
- Bronze Winner: Marcus McIver, health and fitness, 4-H High Flyers Club
In the 4-H talent competition, Brandon Harrell of the FirstHealth Rockers 4-H Club performed a drum solo, "Magical Sticks." He received a blue ribbon for his outstanding performance.
Others in attendance from the county were volunteer leaders, Angela Monroe, Cedric Monroe, Rebecca Fletcher, Beverly Wray, Cherie Masserili, Sharon Harrell, and Michelle Beaver. Also attending were 4-H'ers Nick Clegg and Charlotte Gore.
The Cooperative Extension Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and state and local governments conducts 4-H programs. They focus on the development of life skills for youth. Programs are offered to all youth regardless of sex, race, religion, national origin or disability. Moore County 4-H is a United Way Agency.
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