Sixteen 4-H members from Polk County competed at District 4-H O’rama in Lake Hamilton on June 18th. Among the participates Polk County brought home seven 1st place trophies, four 2nd place ribbons, one 3rd place ribbon, one 4th place ribbon, and 3 participation ribbons.
As a county they were awarded the overall Spirit Award for showing the most 4-H Spirit at the event, they were award the Spirit trophy and $150 for the County 4-H program.
The Polk County 4-H program is open to all youth ages 5-19. The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about local 4-H Clubs and programs contact the Polk County Extension Office at 479-394-6018
Winners included: Tayden Broach won the Wildlife Food Plot Contest, First place winners of O’rama activities include: Lilly Hopper, JR-Fashion Revue, Constructed-Casual; Kylie Rowe, JR-Health; Kayleigh Pool, JR-Safety; Lily Olgesby, JR-Horse; Kohlea Carmack, JR-Vet Science; Keilah Barney, SR-Ornamental Horticulture; Shayna Bowen, SR- Crops & Weed. Second place winners included: Kolbi McCourtney, JR-Crops & Weed; Katie Rowe, JR-Entomology Talk; Harlei McCourtney, JR-Livestock Skills; Kalli Smith, SR-Livestock Skills. Third and fourth place winners were: Kayleb Stearns 3rd place, SR-Performing Arts Instrumental; Reagan Richmond 4th place, SR-Wildlife. Other participants included: Raegan McCourtney, JR-Baitcasting and Sportfishing; Nicholas McCourtney, SR-Baitcasting and Sportfishing; David Doller, JR-Bicycle Safety.