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2010-08-26 / Community News

Annual 4-H Awards Program

April Vecera, Outstanding Club Leader April Vecera, Outstanding Club Leader The 4-H Clubs of Lee County hosted their annual 4-H Awards Program on Friday, August 6, followed by a dance at the American Legion Hall in Giddings. During the program, recognition was given to several Lee County 4-H members receiving top honors for their 4-H participation during the past year.

Several people were recognized for their contribution to the Lee County 4-H Program: Outstanding Club Leader: April Vecera, Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club.

Friends of 4-H: Floyd and Sharon Urban, Lee County General Store and James Wheat.

Scholarships were awarded by the Parent Volunteer Association of Lee County 4-H. Receiving awards were Scott Mitschke, Mason Vecera, Coby Berger, Amy Markert and Sarah Maass.

Officer installation was held for the 2010-2011 4-H Council. Those serving on the 4-H Council are: Trent Jatzlau, Chairman; Kelly Shows, Vice Chairman; Lauren Maass, Secretary; Whitney Whitsel, Treasurer; Kursten Weeks, Reporter; Tanner Whitsel, Parliamentarian; Zach Rother, Historian; Malissa Sanders, District Council Delegate; and Cody Morgan, Alternate District Delegate.

Receiving 4-H Letterman Award were Shawn Bigon, Robin Hartfield, Haley Hartfield, Cody Mertink, Darren Siegmund, Cody Morgan, Dylan Gifford, Taylor Lagrone, Trent Jatzlau, Mason Vecera, Malissa Sanders, Zach Rother and Leslie Knobloch (not all shown). Receiving 4-H Letterman Award were Shawn Bigon, Robin Hartfield, Haley Hartfield, Cody Mertink, Darren Siegmund, Cody Morgan, Dylan Gifford, Taylor Lagrone, Trent Jatzlau, Mason Vecera, Malissa Sanders, Zach Rother and Leslie Knobloch (not all shown). Interested in 4-H?

4-H is open to all children, ages 5-18. Just some of numerous activities available through 4-H include projects such as horse club, consumer shopping, livestock competition and judging, clothing/textiles, food and nutrition and wildlife/fisheries, just to name a very few.

More information is available on line at http://texas4- h.tamu.edu/. Registration can be completed on-line at: https:// texas.4honline.com Membership Opportunities

Outstanding Junior 4-H members were recognized at the Awards Program; KayAnne Zoch, Brittany Krenek, Tanner Whitsel, Crystal Colley, Jodie Taylor, Ariston Turner and Savannah Hosch. Some are shown here. Outstanding Junior 4-H members were recognized at the Awards Program; KayAnne Zoch, Brittany Krenek, Tanner Whitsel, Crystal Colley, Jodie Taylor, Ariston Turner and Savannah Hosch. Some are shown here. Lee County is host to seven 4- H clubs. Club meeting days and times are:

Dime Box 4-H, 2nd Sunday, 4 pm, First Baptist Church, Dime Box; Club Manager Kim Shows.

Giddings 4-H Club, 1st Wednesday, 7 pm, Extension office, Giddings; Club Manager Mike Maass.

Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club, 2nd Tuesday, Blue Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall; Club Manager April Vecera.

Lexington 4-H Club, 2nd Tuesday, 7 pm, Lexington Elementary Cafeteria; Club Managers Karla Dussetschleger and Donna Ross.

Lincoln 4-H Club, 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm, St. John Lutheran Gym; Club Manager Lisa Grimm.

The Lee County 4-H program announced the Outstanding Seniors for the 2009-2010 year; Shawn Bigon, Trent Jatzlau, Rachael Wise, Cody Morgan, Kacey Campos and Amber Smith. (Not all shown.) The Lee County 4-H program announced the Outstanding Seniors for the 2009-2010 year; Shawn Bigon, Trent Jatzlau, Rachael Wise, Cody Morgan, Kacey Campos and Amber Smith. (Not all shown.) Northwest Lee County 4-H Club, 1st Tuesday, 7 pm, Blue United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall; Club Managers Donna Morgan and Lucy Torn.

Serbin 4-H Club, 4th Wednesday, 7:30 pm, St. Paul Lutheran Church office; Club Managers Kathleen Bigon and Sheila Siegmund. LCJLS Validation

Steers, Commercial Market Heifers and ABC & AOB Heifers will be validated for the Lee County Junior Livestock Show on Sunday, September 12, from 1 pm to 3 pm, at the Giddings Vet Clinic.

For additional information, about 4-H Clubs and activities in Lee County, please call the Lee County Extension office at (979) 542-2753 or visit the Extension office at 310 S. Grimes in Giddings.
Receiving the 4-H Rookie Award this year were (left to right) Charles Schindler, Colton Robertson, Sierra Bradshaw, and Micah Jackson (not shown). Receiving the 4-H Rookie Award this year were (left to right) Charles Schindler, Colton Robertson, Sierra Bradshaw, and Micah Jackson (not shown).

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