Area 4-H members recognized at programs in Trenton and Princeton

4-H Grows Here

Several awards were presented Sunday at 4-H recognition programs in Trenton and Princeton.

Among the honors involving Grundy County 4-H clubs and members:

Katelyn Clark was recognized as outstanding 4-H members age 13 and younger; Hannah Persell was honored as outstanding 4-H member age 14 and older.

Other awards as outstanding officers were Secretary Kaci Persell of Horsemanship, Treasurer Kidridge Griffin of Oak Lead Achievers, and Historian Ada Fox of Busy Bees.

Recognized for top record books were Levi Johnson, Rebecca Urich, and Hannah Persell. Judged with outstanding project forms were Kidridge Griffin and Padyn Gibson.

Friends of 4-H award went to Anna and Shane Persell.

At Mercer County’s 4-H recognition day, outstanding clover kid is Lane Hamilton; outstanding 4-Her 13 and under is Hannah Meighen; and outstanding 4-Her, 14 and older is Dale Bagley.

Officers recognized for outstanding work were Secretary Hannah Meighen and Treasurer Kate Rogers both with Pine Evershine 4-H club. With top record books are Kolton Schurke, Kate Rogers, and Dale Bagley.

The Brownfield farm network belt buckles on behalf of KTTN Radio were presented to Hannah Bruse and her sister Sierra Bruse. The Friends of Mercer County 4-H award went to the city of Princeton.