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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Oconee County Proclaims October 4-10 “National 4-H Week”

BOC Presents Awards to 4-H Students

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation in honor of National 4-H Week to the Oconee County 4-H on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Board of Commissioners meeting. The Board also recognized 4-H students for their accomplishments in the program. National 4-H Week is a time for local 4-H programs across the nation to celebrate the many ways in which 4-H contributes to the growth and development of life and leadership skills in young people. The 4-H program in Oconee County is offered through the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension. Pictured (from left): back row – Commissioner Chuck Horton, Chairman John Daniell, Commissioner Mark Thomas, Commissioner Mark Saxon; front row – Neely McCommons (Dairy Judging & Wildlife and Marine Sciences Project), Alyssa Haag (Land Judging), Robie Lucas (Land Judging), Hoke Lucas (Northeast District Jr. Board Member), McCall Woodruff (Northeast District Jr. Board Member), and Jack Durham Marable (Northeast Sr. Board Member). Other 4-H’ers who earned recognition but were not pictured were Amelia Sale (Leadership in Action), Emma Newberry (Dairy Judging), Lexi Pritchard (Dairy Judging), Kalani Washington (Land Judging), Alicia Carnes (Land Judging), and Annie Stephenson (Flowers, Shrubs, and Lawns Project).

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