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4-H'ers celebrate contest successes
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Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics March 17 during the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement in Alma.
Eleven Cloverleaf 4-Hers in fifth and sixth grades competed against 355 other students from 16 other counties. Topics presented included including baseball, jellyfish, iPads, skinks and menu planning.
The 4-H members who participate in project achievement present a four- to six-minute demonstration about any topic that interests them. Students gather information, write speeches and create posters that complement the key points of their speeches.
All of Liberty County’s 4-Hers placed within the top 10 in their individual project categories. Participants were:
• Jonathan Adams, Taylor’s Creek Elementary — First place, sports
• Savannah Groves, Liberty Elementary — Eighth place, general science
• Emari Jackson, Lewis Frasier Middle — Sixth place, dog care and training
• Shakeria Jones, Waldo Pafford Elementary — First place, electric/electronics
• Anazha Kincaid, Lewis Frasier Middle — Sixth place, wildlife
• Destiny LeCounte, Lewis Frasier Middle — First place, food for the family
• Jasmine Pearson, Button Gwinnett Elementary — Fourth place, ocean ecology
• Kayla Rhodes, Button Gwinnett Elementary — Fifth place, general science
• David Rivera, Waldo Pafford Elementary — Fourth place, companion animals
• Sophia Rodriguez, Lewis Frasier Middle — Second place, performing arts vocal
• James Wells, Jordye Bacon Elementary — Fifth place, sports
Students ages 9-19 can participate in Project Achievement, and the 4-H staff is already preparing for next year’s contest.
For more information about Liberty County 4-H, call 876-2133 or email

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