4-H Members Achieve High Honors at Cape Fear Fair & Expo

— Written By Leslie Dill

Congratulations to all of the clubs and youth who have participated in the Cape Fear Fair & Expo! Opening day at the fair was Friday October 30th, and already there has been lots of activity among the 4-H community.  We had an excellent year for educational booths. As you’ll see below, New Hanover County 4-H clubs took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places!!

Fair Booth Results
1st ($200) – Trackers (NHC)
2nd ($175) – 4-H 4 Fun (NHC)
3rd ($150) – Shamrock (NHC)
4th ($130) – Bits and Boots (Brunswick)
5th ($120) – Leaping Lizards (Pender)
6th ($100) – Hoof’n’It (Pender)
Participation ($80) from New Hanover County: Pathfinders, Beach Life, 4-H Teen Council, Rabbit Club
4-H 4 Fun Club received 2nd place.

4-H 4 Fun Club received 2nd place.

4-H Fair Demonstrations
The first annual 4-H Fair Demonstrations Contest took place on Saturday and included interesting presentations on Lego’s, Rubik’s cubes, horse collection and egg coloration! This event was designed to give 4-H members an opportunity to develop self-confidence and the ability to express him or herself in front of a group while presenting educational material.
Junior 1st Place – Maggie Mead from Shamrocks 4-H Club
Junior 2nd Place – Elena Berg from Shamrocks 4-H Club
Senior 1st Place – Rebekah Taylor from Bits and Boots 4-H Club
Senior 2nd Place – Lena Devlin from Bits and Boots 4-H Club
Junior Winners: Elena Berg - 1st, and Maggie Mead - 2nd with 4-H Agent, Leslie Dill

Junior Winners: Elena Berg – 1st, and Maggie Mead – 2nd with 4-H Agent, Leslie Dill

Senior Winners: Rebekah Taylor - 1st, and Lena Devlin - 2nd with 4-H Agent, Leslie Dill

Senior Winners: Rebekah Taylor – 1st, and Lena Devlin – 2nd with 4-H Agent, Leslie Dill

Check out additional photos from Saturday here.
The 4-H Rabbit Show & Skillathon will be held at the fair this Saturday November 7th at 9:00am.

Written By

Photo of Leslie DillLeslie DillExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (910) 798-7669 leslie_dill@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County, North Carolina
Updated on Nov 2, 2015
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