Local 4-H Clubs Recognized By Kiwanis
November 23, 2022
During the Nov. 9 Kiwanis Club meeting at the Cottonwood, the top four 4-H Clubs, as judged by the County Extension Office, were awarded monetary funds lto be utilized within their club activities.
First place, receiving $100, was the Western Valley 4-H, who was represented by Cooper Albus and Haizyn Rutherford. In second place, receiving $75, was Northern Lites, represented by Ty Westby and Lana Mason. In third place, receiving $50, was Lucky Clover 4-H and in fourth place, receiving $25 was Cherry Creek, represented by Addison Young, William Kirkland and Roman Fast.
Upon receiving their awards, each group, minus the Lucky Clover 4-H who was not in attendance, provided a brief presentation on what they have been doing thus far this year well as providing explanation on what their favorite part of 4-H is. An overwhelming amount of members stated their favorite part is partaking in the Northeastern Montana Fair as well as helping out their communities.
"A lot of good comes from 4-H, including public speaking skills. The extension agent scores and provides these scores to the Kiwanis for recognition. Every year we recognize the 4-H clubs and have been for the past 40 to 50 years," stated Kiwanis Club Secretary Charles Wilson.