Alamance County 4-H Youth Livestock Team Members Compete at State Contest

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Alamance County 4-H has a very active Youth Livestock Team that practices almost year-round. On October 31–November 1, 2020, three youth attended the State 4-H Livestock Judging and Skillathon Contests at NC State University in Raleigh, NC. Alamance County 4-H entered one intermediate (ages 11-13) individual and two senior (ages 14-18) individuals in the contest. This is the seventh year that Alamance County 4-H has entered youth into the state contest. Top teams and individuals were announced on November 3, 2020, during an awards ceremony via Zoom.

Individual awards were given out to youth who excelled and placed in the top ten (for intermediate and senior divisions). The following youth from Alamance County 4-H were recognized individually. Aiden Kernodle: 7th in senior skillathon identification, 5th in senior skillathon evaluation, 3rd in senior skillathon quality assurance, and 7th senior skillathon individual overall. Logan Dean: 7th in senior skillathon evaluation. Leah Black: 7th in intermediate swine judging.

Full results are available online.

To learn more about the Youth Livestock Program and/or 4-H in Alamance County please contact Taylor Jones, 4-H Extension Agent or Lauren Langley, Livestock Extension Agent. You can also learn more by visiting our website or Facebook page.