District 11 4-H Food Show and Food Challenge participants

Pictured are Calhoun County 4-H members Simon Beard, Beth Boone, Clay Brumfield and Emma Dowell during the District 11 4-H Food Show and Food Challenge contest. (Contributed photo)

During the last few months, Calhoun County 4-H members have represented the county at the District 11 4-H level.

In early December, several members competed at the District 11 4-H Indoor Archery Tournament in Jackson County. Results from local members are as follows: Blane O’Donnell, sixth place in the Junior Open Compound Division; Hayden Ezzell, fourth place in the Advanced Junior Open Compound Division; Brody O’Donnell; seventh place in the Intermediate Open Compound Division; Elanah Sanchez fourth place in the Intermediate Ladies Compound Division; Levi Harkey, fourth place in the Advanced Intermediate Open Compound Division; and Hannah Harlan, second place in the Intermediate Ladies Bare Bow C* Division.

In early January, several 4-H members competed at the District 11 4-H Food Show and Food Challenge contest. The Junior/Intermediate team, comprised of members Simon Beard, Beth Boone, Clay Brumfield and Emma Dowell, competed in the Main Dish Category and created Zucchini Boats with Chicken and Spiralized Carrots.

Texas 4-H is open to all youth in third through twelfth grades.

The members of Texas A&M AgriLife will provide equal opportunities in programs and activities, education, and employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout Texas A&M AgriLife.

For more information about how you can get involved in Calhoun County 4-H, contact Emilee DeForest, County Extension Agent – 4-H & Youth Development, at (361) 552-9747.