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Cook County Youth Attend Georgia 4-H Rally at the Georgia National Fair

Local 4-H members attended the 2nd Annual 4-H Day at the Georgia National Fair in Perry, Ga.

by Kathryn Maxwell, AmeriCorps Member

October 14 -Perry, Ga. Over 230 Georgia 4-H youth attended the second annual 4-H Day at the Georgia National Fair in Perry, Georgia. Not only is the fair a great recreational opportunity but also an educational one as youth get to view the 4-H displays and learn more about Georgia agriculture through the number of exhibit halls and attractions onsite in Perry. Cook County 4-H’ers participated in many competitions at the fair. Displays and placings include:

Minibooth Exhibits:

Agriculture Junior Division:

1st Place- Daniel Searcy 

Other Special Interests Junior Division:

3rd Place- Lauren Tennimon 

6th Place- Julia Joiner 

Environmental Science Cloverleaf Division:

4th Place- Tre Tennimon

Decorated Ag Product:

Junior Division:

3rd Place- Kaleb Keen 

5th Place- Hadessah Gandy

Cloverleaf Division:

8th Place- Catherine Joiner

Recycling Project:

Cloverleaf Division:

5th Place- Luke Shealey 

Computer Graphic Design:

T-Shirt Design Junior Division:

7th Place- Daniel Searcy

Notable Entry- Bella Cain

Thank You Card Design Cloverleaf Division:

Notable Entry- Bella Pennington

Notable Entry- Jamie Sears

While being at the fair, students attended the 4-H Rally in Reaves Arena. Reaves Arena houses 4,444 seats that Georgia 4-H could fill and turn the Georgia National Fairgrounds green. The program included engaging speakers, games with crowd participation, prizes and giveaways, 4-H dances, and more! 

Georgia 4-H empowers youth to become true leaders by developing necessary life skills, positive relationships and community awareness. As the largest youth leadership organization in the state, 4-H reaches more than 242,000 people annually through UGA Extension offices and 4-H facilities. To get the latest updates, subscribe on Remind by texting the class code @a2hab7 to 81010. You are also encouraged to follow us on Facebook by liking the Cook County 4-H page.

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