4-H Roundup county winners
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.