4-H December 2023

4-H December 2023

4-H December 2023

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Russell County 4-H News 

December 2023


4-H Dog Poster Results


Tenley Eubank — champion/blue ribbon

Elijah Menix — runner-up/blue ribbon

Keira Gallagher — runner-up/blue ribbon

Eryn McCrary — blue ribbon

Nancy Andrew — blue ribbon

Stella Hammond — blue ribbon

Madison Barger — blue ribbon

Cheyenne Stephens — blue ribbon

Averie Gallagher — blue ribbon

Lillian Williams — blue ribbon

Brenner Helm — blue ribbon

Morgan Patton — blue ribbon

Lizzy Pritchard — red ribbon

Tynleigh Roy — red ribbon

Ellis Wade — red ribbon

Memphis Judd — red ribbon


4-H Upcoming Activities

January             4-H Written Communication deadline

February           4-H Drawing Contest

March                 4-H Demonstrations Contest

June                   4-H Camp

Call for information

4-H Horse Club activities have begun.  Call for more information.

4-H Cattle Club (dairy and beef) is starting soon.  Call for more information.  270-866-4477


4-H Camp Corner

4-H Summer Camp will be June 18-21, 2024.  Cost will be approximately $300.

Canoe or Pontoon on Lake Cumberland


4-H Written Communication Contest

information is now online.  Try out your writing skills in the following categories:

· Essay (What 4-H Means to Me)

· Song

· Dramatic Monologue

· Press release

· Public service announcement. 

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 31, 2024.  Official guidelines can be found here.


4-H Speeches & Demonstrations

4-H Speech and Demonstrations Contests will be held in February (speeches) and  March (demonstrations).

Speeches for juniors should be  3-5 minutes in length. Senior-age speeches should be 5-7 minutes.

Demonstrations can be on any subject and should be under 15 minutes in length.

More information about the 4-H Speech and Demonstrations Contests will be available in January.


Distributed by

Christy A. Martin, Russell Co. Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development