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4-Hers attend Round-Up
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Recipients of the prestigious 4-H Vol State Award shown here, from left, are Hailey Perry, Matthew Cain, and Elizabeth Sanders.
DeKalb County was well represented at the State 4-H Roundup/All-Star Conference held recently at the University of Tennessee at Martin.Roundup is a state high school level event for 4-H members competing in project areas.To get to this level, 4-Hers must complete a portfolio and be one of five state finalists.At Roundup, they are required to do an interview along with a project display or resume.Elizabeth Sanders, a senior at DeKalb County High School, received the Level II Goat project award.Kayley Green, a sophomore, received the Level I Food, Health and Fitness project award.Hailey Perry, a senior, received the Family and Consumer Science Leadership award.These three 4-Hers received a trip to the National 4-H Congress, to be held later this year. Also, Cassie Cain, a sophomore, competed in the Level I Veterinary Science project. Matthew Cain, a senior, competed in the Level II Veterinary Science project.State elections are also held while at Roundup.We are very proud that two DeKalb County 4-Hers were elected to state positions.