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The 411: Youth

4-H Roundup county winners

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Wilson County 4-H members participated in the Texas 4-H Roundup 2014, “ignite 4-H, Spark Leadership, Fuel Change,” held June 9-13 at Texas A&M University in College Station. Youth who successfully placed in a qualifying event at the district level or signed up to compete in an invitational event at the state level competed.

Among the contests in which Wilson County youth participated were:

•Sara Buccigrossi, Recipe Rally (Intermediates), first place

•Alyssa Kopecki, Fashion Storyboard Contest (Accessory), fifth place; and Fashion Show Buying (Business/Interview Attire), seventh

•Anne Lowak, Fashion Storyboard Contest (Wearable), fifth

•Kayla Kopecki, Fashion Storyboard Contest (Pet Clothing), third

•Adlai Welfel, Fashion Show Buying (Semi-Formal to Formal), first; and Companion Animals, first

•Jessica Puente, Public Speaking, fourth.

Two teams competed in the Food Challenge contests, including:

•William Lanier, Valeri Smith, Claire Weber, and Sharon Halliburton -- Nutritious Snacks, second place

•Kytheranialynn Fambrough-Brown, Alyssa Kopecki, Kayla Kopecki, and Asher Welfel -- Main Dish, first place; and Final Challenge, fourth.

Other teams competing included:

•Alyssa Kopecki and Kayla Kopecki -- Open, Family and Consumer Sciences, second

•Austin Akin (second-high individual), Ethan Campos, and Adlai Welfel -- Entomology Identification, second.

Three teams participated in the Poultry contest. See page 1D for more.

In the State 4-H Photography contest, Wilson County 4-H’ers included:

•Victoria Brummett -- Animals -- Wildlife, red; and Details & Macro, blue

•Sarah Keith -- Night Photography, blue; and Theme, participant

•Alyssa Kopecki -- Nature & Landscape, blue

•Kayla Kopecki -- Animals -- Domestic, red; and Dominant Color, red

•Skylar Wilson -- People, red; and Plant/Flora, blue.

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