Sampson County 4-H had 10 youth represent the county at District Activity Day at Lenoir Community College in Kinston.
District Activity Day is comprised of 4-H members who compete in presentations which vary from public speaking, demonstrations and illustrated talks. Out of 18 counties in the Southeast District, Sampson County participants earned a total of three gold medals, two silver and two bronze for their presentations.
The participants were recognized by Sampson County School officials for their accomplishments for their 2016 presentations.
“We are looking forward to having representation at the State 4-H Presentations Contest at NCSU in Raleigh in July,” extension officials stated in a news release.
Amber Lackey – Sr. Small and Companion Animals Category: Rabbits
Kaylee Lackey – Jr. Small and Companion Animals Category: Cavies
Kaya Kusmeirczuk – Jr. Environmental Science: Recycling
Kaylee Hall – Jr. Personal Development: Open Class (Harry Houdini Illusions)
Loralei Bellanger – Jr. Public Speaking: Role Modeling
Madelyn Hall – Jr. Arts and Communications: English Paper Piecing and Sewing
Kendall Lanier – Jr. Animal Science: Horse
Karol Kusmeirczuk – Sr. Public Speaking: Recycling
Peyton Matthis – Jr. Personal Development: Open Class (Greek Mythology)
Hayley Matthis – Toy Cat