Posted 6 months ago
By Kevin Horn
The annual Box Butte County 4-H Achievement Night was held Sunday night with a packed house at the Box Butte County Fairgrounds Multi-Purpose Hall in Hemingford.
Several awards were presented, including:
Abby Bright, a sophomore at Hemingford High School, was named the Outstanding 4-H Member;
Bright also won the Ida Fodnes Memorial Consumer and Family Science All Around Award:
Jayce Meyring, a fifth-grader in Hemingford, was the Large Animal All-Around Award winner;
Lane Applegarth, an eighth grader at Alliance St. Agnes, was the Small Animal All Around Award recipient;
Emily Jensen, a junior at Alliance High School, was the Herdsmanship Award winner;
Roy Kesterson, a senior at Alliance High School, was presented the I Dare You Award.
Amber Edwards was named the Outstanding 4-H Leader Award;
Jay and Shauna Meyring were presented the Heart of 4-H Award;
while fair board president John Annen was presented a special Raise the Roof jacket for his leadership in getting the new livestock barn constructed.
Also, Kathryn Hood was recognized for serving as a Box Butte County 4-H volunteer for 50 years.
The Box Butte County 4-H program sports 237 members.