Polk 4-H’ers com­pete at an­nual event

The Standard Journal - - LIFESTYLE -

Polk County 4-H’ers re­cently had the op­por­tu­nity to com­pete at the An­nual Cot­ton­boll and Con­sumer Judg­ing Jam­boree in Cartersvil­le.

They com­peted against 194 other 4-H’ers from across the North­west Dis­trict.

The Se­nior team placed 8th with Grace Prince of Cedar­town High School rank­ing in the top 30 High In­di­vid­ual Score.

The Ju­nior team placed 9th, with Minnes Smith of Ge­or­gia Cy­ber Acad­emy rank­ing in the top 10 High In­di­vid­ual Score.

To qual­ify for com­pe­ti­tion, the 4-H’ers had to at­tend 7 train­ing classes as well as a scav­enger hunt at Arbor Place Mall, to get ready for the com­pe­ti­tion.

The ob­jec­tives of Cot­ton Boll & Con­sumer Judg­ing train­ing are to help our mem­bers…

Understand the im­por­tance of cot­ton as an agri­cul­tural com­mod­ity

Pro­mote cot­ton com­mu­ni­ties

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Make knowl­edge­able, ra­tio­nal de­ci­sions when pur­chas­ing goods and ser­vices

Se­lect, use, main­tain and dis­pose of goods and ser­vices in ways that max­i­mize re­sources

Ob­tain cloth­ing, goods and ser­vices to meet needs and re­flect life­styles, per­sonal val­ues and goals

Act as re­spon­si­ble con­sumer-cit­i­zen with an un­der­stand­ing of the rights and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of the con­sumer, busi­ness and gov­ern­ment

Learn to com­muni- cate rea­sons for choices made

For more in­for­ma­tion on the Polk County 4-H Club con­tact 770- 749- 2142 or email uge2233.

Polk 4-H mem­bers tak­ing part in the com­pet­i­tive event are, front row, Minnes Smith, Ezekiel Smith, Sid­dharth Pa­tel, He­len Law­son, Kora Chat­tin and Vic­to­ria Craw­ford; back row, Johnny Gov­ern, Sa­man­tha Parker, McKade Bow­man, Grace Prince, Nytie Gov­ern,...

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