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Youth awarded for 4-H district projects

From left, Julian Thomas, Lamancia Martin, Jocelyn Jordan, Nubia Griffin, Danielle Keith and Olivia Landin.

From left, Julian Thomas, Lamancia Martin, Jocelyn Jordan, Nubia Griffin, Danielle Keith and Olivia Landin.

ALBANY — Twelve Dougherty County 4-H’ers traveled to Rock Eagle recently to compete in the 4-H Southwest District Junior/Senior Project Achievement. The weekend is designed to challenge 7-12 graders in a fun competition that builds public speaking, researching and record keeping skills.

Participants may choose a topic from which they can research, do a presentation and a complete a portfolio.

“I am so proud of 4-H’ers for their extraordinary work at District Project Achievement.” said Jessica Dorsey, Dougherty County 4-H program assistant with the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

Youth participating in this year’s Junior/Senior Project Achievements were Danielle Keith, 1st in Fashion Revue; Lamancia Martin, 1st in Cat Care; Dominique Davis, 2nd in Food Safety and Preservation; Julian Thomas, 3rd in Sports; Olivia Ladin, 3rd Performing Arts Vocal; Charlie Baker, 3rd in Performing Arts Dance; Nubia Griffin, 4th in Performing Arts Instrumental; Jocelyn Jordan, 5th in Performing Arts Vocal; A’Jay Jones, 5th in Public Speaking; Adam Landin, 6th in Performing Arts Instrumental; Jayda Robinson, 8th in Public Speaking and Ajah Jackson, 5th in Performing Arts Instrumental.

Contact Jessica Dorsey at (229) 436-7216 or jndorsey@uga.edu for more information on 4-H events.