New Hanover County 4-H Award Recognition Event Held

— Written By Leslie Dill

Over fifty New Hanover County 4-H’ers have been recognized for their accomplishments in 4-H. The 4-H youth receiving the awards are recognized as the top winners in their respective areas across the county. The annual 4-H Award Recognition event was held Feb. 19 at the Extension office.

Awards were given in the following project areas:

2014 Project Record Books

5-8 year olds
Simon Kolstedt – Science & Tech
Elena Berg – Science & Tech
Neeka Brill – Science & Tech
River Mead – Science & Tech
Maggie Mead – Science & Tech
Jillian Green – Science & Tech
Maya Rose Williamson – Science & Tech
Kai Williamson – Science & Tech
Asa Williamson – Science & Tech

9-10 year olds
Cate Shepard – Consumer & Family Science, County Champion, District Bronze
Erin Johnston – Science & Tech
Elizabeth Fillman – Science & Tech, County Champion
Hunter Thompson – Science & Tech
Samantha Sharpe – Science & Tech

11-12 year olds
Ethan Johnston – Science & Tech, County Champion
Logan Pfeifle – Science & Tech
Collin Lawrence – Science & Tech
Liz Sharpe – Personal Dev. & Leadership

13-15 year olds
Aidan Shepard – Personal Dev. & Leadership, County Champion
Elanna Dininny – Personal Dev. & Leadership, County Champion, District Gold
Gabrielle Giordano – Personal Dev. & Leadership

16-18 year olds
Samantha Giordano – Comm. & Expressive Arts, County Champion, District Gold

2015 Project Record Books

5-8 year olds

River Mead, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Neeka Brill, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Ryker Eder, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech

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9-10 year olds

Maggie Mead, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech, County Champion
Quinn O’Keefe, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Anneleise Meyer, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Cadence Eder, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Will Carter, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Elena Berg, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech
Jillian Green, Shamrock 4-H Club – Science & Tech, County Champion

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13-15 year olds

Liz Sharpe, Coastal Explorers, Personal Dev. & Leadership, County Champion
Liz Sharpe, Coastal Explorers, Science/Electric, County Champion
Aidan Shepard, 4-H Teen Council, Personal Dev. & Leadership, County Champion

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NC 4-H Electric Congress

Elizabeth Fillman, Ethan Johnston, Cate Shepard

NC 4-H Congress

Elanna Dininny, Kayla Hayes, Frida Herrera-Hipolito, Michael Reece, Liz Sharpe

AIRE Competition (Application, Interview, Resume, Essay)

Maia Cheatham, Liz Sharpe

2015 4-H Presentations

Bandukwala, Aleeza, Health/Fitness, Cloverbud, County Participation
Bandukwala, Zoya, Forestry, Cloverbud, County Participation
Berg, Elena, Open Class, 9-10, County Gold, District Gold
Bickel, Landry, Forestry, Cloverbud, County Participation
Bickel, Skylar, Science & Technology, 11-13, County Gold
Crist, Ivy, Electric, 14-18, County Gold
Dininny, Elanna & D’Anna, Family Consumer Science, 14-18, Co. Gold, Dist. Gold
Fillman, Elizabeth, Fisheries & Aquatics, 11-13, Co. Gold, Dist. Gold, State Participation
Fore, Jacob, Foods & Nutrition, Cloverbud, County Participation
Fore, Ryan, Forestry, 9-10, County Gold
Lewis, Denzel, Fisheries & Aquatics, 14-18, County Gold, District Silver
Lewis, Kendall, Horse, 11-13, County Gold, District Gold
Martinez, Noelia, Environmental Science, 11-13, County Gold, District Gold
Mazure, Isabelle, Egg Cookery, 9-10, County Gold, District Gold, State Gold
Mead, Maggie, Arts & Communication, 9-10, County Gold, Dist. Gold, State Silver
Mead, River, Forestry, Cloverbud, County Participation, District Participation
O’Keefe, Quinn, Forestry, 9-10, County Silver
Oyler, Ashley, Agriculture Science, 14-18, County Gold, District Gold, State Gold
Oyler, Emily, Science & Technology, 14-18, County Gold, District Silver
Raynor, Ella, Health/Fitness, 11-13, County Gold, District Participation
Schevis, Amanda, Horse, 11-13, County Silver
Sharpe, Liz, Careers & Entrepreneurship, 11-13, County Gold
Sharpe, Samantha, Foods & Nutrition, 11-13, County Gold
Shepard, Aidan, Careers & Entrepreneurship, 14-18, County Gold, District Bronze
Shepard, Cate, Science & Technology, 9-10, County Gold, District Silver
Smith, Bailey, Environmental Science, 11-13, County Silver, Dist. Silver, State Gold
Smith, Jerod, Arts & Communication, Cloverbud, Co. Participation, Dist. Participation
Smith, Jordyn, Hospitality, Etiquette & Social, 9-10, County Gold, District Silver
Smith, Madilyn, Poultry, 9-10, County Gold, District Gold, State Participation
Williamson, Asa, Wheels & Engines, Cloverbud, Participation
Williamson, Kai, Small & Companion Animals, Cloverbud, Participation
Williamson, Maya Rose, Bugs & Bees, Cloverbud, Participation
Johnston, Ethan, 4-H Entertains, 9-18, County Gold, District Participation
Johnston, Erin, 4-H Entertains, 9-18, County Gold, District Participation
Johnston, Elliot, 4-H Entertains, Cloverbud, Participation

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Recognition also was given to adult volunteers who serve as leaders in a 4-H club or on the 4-H advisory council.
Additional award winners include: 4-H 4 Fun Club, Community Service Award for the county; Bailey Smith, Teen Council Officer Scholarship.

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The 4-H families donated cat and dog toys as a part of the awards night festivities. Forty toys were collected to be used at the New Hanover County Animal Shelter.

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For information: 910-798-7660

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 Feb 26, 2016
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