The regular meeting of Maria Nance’s fourth-grade 4-H club at Lakewood School was on Feb. 18.

The meeting was called to order by President Lillian Eaton. Vice President James Wilson called on Jayden Lowery to lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Blake Davis to lead the 4-H pledge. The thought of the day was given by Kayne White, and a poem was read by Charlie Mead.

Secretary Anna Jo Wardlaw called roll and read the last meeting’s minutes.

The contest for this month was the demonstration contest. McKenna Massey gave a demonstration on how to draw a dog. She won a purple ribbon. All contestants were given Clover Bucks.

The next meeting will be either March 18 or April 1, and the cornbread baking contest will be held. 

BY LAURA KNOEPPEL 

The fifth meeting of Jane Fiscus’ fourth-grade 4-H club at Paris Elementary School was Feb. 26.

Substitute President Khloie Sipes called the meeting to order. Johanna Lowe led the Pledge of Allegiance. Laniya Long led the 4-H pledge. Aiden Higgins read a poem. Sevens Clendenin read the thought of the day. 

This month’s contest was demonstrations. Sipes gave a demonstration on how to make Mexican paper flowers. Bradley Parrish gave a demonstration about Bulldog Pride and Charlie Ilko gave a demonstration on how to do “Walk the Dog” tricks with a yo-yo.

They all won purple ribbons and will go on to the county contest.

The next meeting will be March 19 and members will make cornbread for the bread baking contest. 

BY ZEKE GRAVES

The regular meeting of Cynthia Potts’ fourth-grade 4-H club at Henry School was on March 6.

The meeting was called to order by President Kelsey Martin. 

Vice President Jayla Mockabee called on Jaydon Tucker to lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Carsyn Sweet to lead the 4-H pledge. 

The thought of the day was given by Oscar Zimparippa and a poem was read by Cashton Halstead. 

Extension Agent Staci Foy gave out ribbons for the cornbread baking contest. The blue ribbon winner was Sweet. The purple ribbon winners were Martin, Halstead and Mockabee. They can move forward to the county contest. 

Foy then talked about 4-H camp and led a demonstration on the proper way to wash your hands.

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