Members from Calhoun County 4-H participated in the 2019 District 11 4-H Spring Spectacular on April 12 and 13, 2019 in Victoria, Texas.
In the junior division, the Food Challenge team received third place in the main dish category. The team, coached by Karen Lyssy, included members Clay Brumfield, Beth Boone and Linley Brett.
The Junior Share the Fun team, who showcased a skit called “E-I-E-I-Oops!” received second place. Team members were McKenlie Frankson, Beth Boone, Sara Doolin, Clay Brumfield, Hayden Ezzell, Ava Manning, Isla Manning and Aerlin Bethany.
The junior Beef Quiz Bowl team did not make the top three. However, the team had some good rounds and are ready to take on next year. The team, coached by Jason Brumfield, included members Beth Boone, Clay Brumfield, Justice Epley and McKenlie Frankson.
In the intermediate division, the Share the Fun team, who showcased a skit called “Hipster Hobos” received first place. Team members were: Justice Epley, Madyson Lovett, Zariah Gonzalez, Linkyn Doolin, Kyle Koliba and Elanah Sanchez.
The intermediate Duds to Dazzle team received second place with its creation. Team members were Zoe Conde, McKenna Guevara and McKenlie Frankson.
In the senior division, the Share the Fun team, which showcased a skit called “Movie Date” received first place. Team members were: Briana Bordovsky, Bryant Bordovsky, Keegan Brumfield, Kaily Critendon, Canion Epley, Scott Esch, Levi Stringham and Tia Williams.
The senior Beef Quiz Bowl team received second place, with Keegan Brumfield receiving second high point individual. The team, coached by Jason Brumfield, included members: Keegan Brumfield, Briana Bordovsky, Bryant Bordovsky and Canion Epley.
In the senior Public Speaking division, Keegan Brumfield participated with the topic of labriculture.
The senior Share the Fun and Beef Quiz Bowl teams will advance to the Texas 4-H Roundup in June to represent not only Calhoun County 4-H, but also District 11 4-H, to compete for a state title.
Calhoun County 4-H is open to all youth between the ages of 8, and in the third grade, and 19, regardless of socio-economic level, race, color, sex, religion, handicap, or national origin.
For more information about getting involved in Calhoun County 4-H, contact Emilee DeForest, County Extension Agent-4-H & Youth Development, at (361) 552-9747.