This year’s District IV Spring Roundup was held Friday, April 15 through Saturday, April 16 in Commerce, Texas. Fannin County had 25 4-H members competing in five different activities against 21 other counties. Fannin County 4-H members excelled and was extremely competitive! The results are listed below:
In Consumer Decision Making, the Junior Team placed 1st Overall. Members on the Junior Team were; Caleb Arris who placed 1st Individually Overall, Carson Arris who placed 3rd Individually Overall, Gavin Collier who placed 5th Individually Overall and Jack Porter who placed 3rd Individually Overall. Additionally, there was an Individual Junior Participant, Eric Phillips, who placed 4th Individual Overall.
The Intermediate Consumer Decision Making team placed 1st in the Team Overall and 2nd in Team Reasons. Team members consisted of Randy Arris, Jr. who placed 5th individually and 5th in Reasons, Preston Berg, Brendan McMurrey who placed 3rd Individually and Aidan Straub who placed 2nd Individually and 3rd in Reasons.
The Senior Consumer Decision Making team placed 1st in Team as well as 1st in Team Reasons. The team members were Danielle Berg who placed 5th Individually, Dacie Bradley who placed 1st individually and 2nd in Reasons, Gabe Hanson and Dreyvan Strickland.
In Educational Presentations, Dacie Bradley won 2nd place in the Open Category with her Adoption Presentation.
In the Horse Quiz Bowl Competition, the Junior Team placed 3rd. Team members consisted of Maddy Bryant, Kodie Landers, and Kaleigh Winn.
The Senior Horse Quiz Bowl Team won 4th place. Blake Ferguson, Carson Kincade, Kate Kincade and Dreyvan Strickland competed on that team.
In the Share-the-Fun Competition: Joel Aukes placed 2nd in the Senior Solo/Band Division, Danielle Berg placed 4th in the Senior Vocal Division and Kate Kincade placed 3rd in the Senior Vocal Division.
Finally, in the Beef Quiz Bowl Competition, the Intermediate Team won 1st place in their Age Category, went on to compete against the only competing Senior Beef Quiz Bowl team, and beat them as well. Team members included Alexis Burkard, Braylee Cowan, Reed Stringer and Riley Stringer
We at the Extension Office are beyond proud of all our 4-H members that have put in their time and dedication to their different competitions and represented the Fannin County 4-H Program so well at the District IV Spring Roundup. We also greatly appreciate our great Volunteers and Project Leaders for working with the youth, teaching them and coaching them through their competitions. None of this would be possible without these phenomenal leaders: Tonia Arris, Michele Aukes, Dwanda Bradley, and Duaine Kincade.