Polk 4-H’ers compete at annual event
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
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,...