The 2017 District 9 4-H Roundup – Big Time in D9 – was held May 12 and 13 at Lone Star College in Montgomery and Chambers County 4-H members represented our County well!
In all, 14 Chambers County 4-H members participated in various competitions at the District Contest which was attended by youth from 18 counties.
Emma Taylor of Barbers Hill 4-H won First Place in the Solo/Band Performance category with her version of Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man.” She will be advancing to the State 4-H Roundup in June.
Two Food Challenge teams participated at the District contest. The Mid Chambers County Cookers – a team made up of Ethan Corbitt, Natalie Garner, Caleb Marlar and Brodee Shiver – worked hard to prepare a beautiful dish and placed 5th in their age division. The Sizzling Sisters – a team made up of Sophia Ferrer, Ileah Ferrer and Adrianna Morales – used their creativity to create a tasty breakfast dish and impressed the judges with their teamwork.
Three 4-Hers put their design savvy to use in the Fashion Storyboard Competition. Abby Shanley earned 1st place in the Intermediate age category with her pet clothing Fashion Storyboard. Annalyse Chapa earned 4th place in the Intermediate Wearable Fashion Storyboard competition. Sophia Ferrer placed 5th with her Junior Wearable Fashion Storyboard. All three girls are members of the West Chambers 4-H Club.
Chambers County 4-Hers had a lot of success in the District 9 4-H Photography Contest. Mack Broussard received a blue, red and white ribbon for his photos. Mason Broussard received 3rd place, one blue and two red ribbons for his photos. Malcolm Broussard received 2nd place, 3rd place and two blue, one red and one white ribbon for his photos. Marcel Broussard received 1st place, three 3rd place awards and four blue and two red ribbons for his photos. The Broussard family are members of the Mid Chambers 4-H Club.
Chambers County 4-H is a youth development program that offers more than 40 project areas for local youth to explore that range from livestock to cooking to performing arts. For more information about the Chambers County 4-H Program please contact the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in Chambers County at 409-374-2123.