Cherry County 4-Her’s gained valuable communication skills while providing their audience with an entertaining evening.   This year’s event was held Friday, February 28 at the United Methodist Church.  Performances included original speeches, instrumental, vocal and piano selections, talent, presentations and a public service announcement.  The contest gives youth a chance to perform in front of a crowd – a skill that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Judges for the events were Ann Clark and Ronelle Kilmer.  Eve Millar, Renee Taylor and Gracie Taylor, Junior Leader, assisted with the program and stage management. 

Award results are as follows: 

Presentation    Intermediate: Jenalee Garwood-Champion, Jocelyn Jordan-Reserve; Junior: Will Cox-Champion.

Group Skit    Town & Country 4-H Club – Champion.

Public Speaking   Senior: Sophia Jordan-Champion; Intermediate: Jocelyn Jordan-Champion, Rylee Wackler-Reserve, Cadence Swanson-purple; Junior: Parker Wackler-Champion; Novice: Jaeden Garwood-blue; Clover Kid: Laura Dorian, Lily Payton, Cameron Wackler, Clover Kid ribbons.

PSA    Intermediate: Jenalee Garwood-Champion.

Vocal Solo   Intermediate: Jocelyn Jordan-Champion, Ariana Blume-Reserve; Junior:  Cadence Lambert, Champion, Cohen Lambert, Reserve; Clover Kid: Leah Lambert.

Self-Accompanied Vocal Solo    Junior: Gage Sandoz, Champion, Harley Thorpe, Reserve. 

Piano Solo   Senior: Kaylee Wenig-Champion; Intermediate: Kate Cox-Champion, Jenalee Garwood-Reserve, Junior: Cadence Lambert-Champion, Cohen Lambert-Reserve, Brooke Brashears-blue, Clover Kid: Leah Lambert-Clover Kid ribbon.

Guitar Solo   Junior: Gage Sandoz-Champion.

Dance Solo   Intermediate: Ariana Blume-Champion, Cadence Swanson, Reserve, Rylee Wackler-purple, Jenalee Garwood-blue.