4-H: ‘To live so that the world may be a little better’
Wilson County Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Richard L. “Dickie” Jackson congratulates Bronze Star recipients (l-r) Clayton Matney, Logan Baker, Wyatt Hoover, Alyssa Stanush, Zoe Rutledge, Faith Rutledge, Caroline McFadin, Trinity Hoover, John Preston Wallace, and Cole Reopelle.
FLORESVILLE -- Kytheranialynn Fambrough-Brown is the recipient of the Golden Clover Award, the highest county 4-H achievement. This was just one of the many honors awarded during the 2014 Wilson County 4-H Achievement Night, held Aug. 3 in the Floresville Event Center.
Alyssa Kopecki received the William H. Danforth “I Dare You” Award.
Recognized for their contributions to the 4-H Club were the Friends of the 4-H -- Gary Heimer and Marvin and Alene Quinney; and Business Friends of 4-H -- Freasier Ranch, Betty and James Freasier.
Julie Skrzycki was recognized as the Outstanding 4-H Leader.
For the complete list of honorees, see “4-H awards.”
Clubs were recognized, as well. The Stockdale 4-H Club received first place for their scrapbook. The Labatt 4-H Club and Bluebonnet 4-H Club took second and third place, respectively.
Wilson County 4-H Clubs
Currently, the Wilson County 4-H program is comprised of 14 clubs -- Bentwood, Bluebonnet, County Line, Eagle Creek, Freedom Riders, Labatt, the Lonestar Horse Club, Post Oak, Stockdale, Sunnyside, Three Oaks, Tower Lake, Wood Valley, and Wilson County Clover Buds.
For more information or to join any of these groups, call 830-393-7357 or visit http://wilson.agrilife.org/.
Golden Clover -- Kytheranialynn Fambrough-Brown
Danforth “I Dare You” -- Alyssa Kopecki
Green Clover -- Kait Steele, Tara Pieprzica, and Emma Weber
Gold Star -- Madison Hartmann and Claire Weber
Silver Star -- Anna Welfel, Haley Kopecki, Haley Cone, and Sara Buccigrossi
Bronze Star -- John Preston Wallace, Trinity Hoover, Logan Baker, Wyatt Hoover, Cole Reopelle, Alyssa Stanush, Zoe Rutledge, Clayton Matney, Faith Rutledge, and Caroline McFadin
Outstanding 4-H Youth -- Jessica Puente, Kytheranialynn Fambrough-Brown, and Jennifer Skrzycki
Outstanding 4-H Leader -- Julie Skrzycki
Friends of 4-H -- Gary Heimer and Marvin and Alene Quinney
Business Friend of 4-H -- Freasier Ranch (Betty and James Freasier)
Opportunity Scholarship -- Jessica Puente, Alyssa Kopecki, and Spencer Fleiller, $18,000 each; Jennifer Skrzycki, $10,000; Audrey Raabe, $5,000; Megan Amerson and Destiny Roath, $1,000 each
4-H Scholarships -- Wilson County 4-H Council $500 scholarship, Kytheranialynn Fambrough-Brown; and Wilson County 4-H Adult Boosters scholarships in the amount of $300 each: Megan Amerson, Destiny Roath, Donella Steele, Leighton Robbins, Audrey Raabe, Adlai Welfel, Alyssa Kopecki, Jessica Puente, Spencer Flieller, Jennifer Skrzycki, and Carley Trout
2014-15 Wilson County 4-H Council Officers
President Chad Pargmann
First Vice President Chase Pargmann
Secretary Shae Shodrock
Treasurer Hunter Skrzycki
Information Officer (Reporter) Christine
Parliamentarian Gina Colby
Health and Safety Officer Kayla Kopecki