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Rockdale 4-H competes at Rock Eagle

Rockdale County 4-H recently took 16 middle and high school 4-H members to District Project Achievement at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. DPA has two parts to the competition, a portfolio section, which is an extended resume of activities done throughout the year in a project area, and a presentation part in front of two judges. The members represented Rockdale County, bringing home three third-place winners, one second-place winner and one first-place winner. The first- and second-place winner will move on to the state competition this summer. Pictured, from left, are (back row) Mehki Hamm, Sports Project; Benahia Chandler, Dog Care & Training Project; Taylor Vernon, Human Development Project; Caitlin Saxton, second-place Human Development Project; and D'Aijah Aiken, Power & Energy Project; (front row) Kiyah Harris, Photography Project; Amir Handy, third-place Food Fare Project; Tiffani Alexander, first-place Entomology Project; Rashad Holmes, Festive Foods For Health Project; Naomi Saxton, History Project; Jessica France, third-place Dairy Foods Project; Kaitlynn Wallace, Horse Project; and Zakur Amun-El, General Recreation Project. Not Pictured are Amanda Pye, third-place Arts Project; Amanda Cathcart, first-place Plant & Soil Science Project; and Jenna Chrisman, Dairy Foods Project.

Rockdale County 4-H recently took 16 middle and high school 4-H members to District Project Achievement at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. DPA has two parts to the competition, a portfolio section, which is an extended resume of activities done throughout the year in a project area, and a presentation part in front of two judges. The members represented Rockdale County, bringing home three third-place winners, one second-place winner and one first-place winner. The first- and second-place winner will move on to the state competition this summer. Pictured, from left, are (back row) Mehki Hamm, Sports Project; Benahia Chandler, Dog Care & Training Project; Taylor Vernon, Human Development Project; Caitlin Saxton, second-place Human Development Project; and D'Aijah Aiken, Power & Energy Project; (front row) Kiyah Harris, Photography Project; Amir Handy, third-place Food Fare Project; Tiffani Alexander, first-place Entomology Project; Rashad Holmes, Festive Foods For Health Project; Naomi Saxton, History Project; Jessica France, third-place Dairy Foods Project; Kaitlynn Wallace, Horse Project; and Zakur Amun-El, General Recreation Project. Not Pictured are Amanda Pye, third-place Arts Project; Amanda Cathcart, first-place Plant & Soil Science Project; and Jenna Chrisman, Dairy Foods Project.