Sixteen fifth grade students from West Whitesburg Elementary School participated in 4-H Speech and Demonstrations April 18 at Robinson Center in Jackson.
The students worked with Letcher County 4-H Agent Crystal Smith and 4-H Assistant Lee Adams, practicing and preparing for the district speech and demonstrations. Fifth grade teacher Sonya Breeding from West Whitesburg Elementary worked with them as well.
Two of the students were in the speech category and 14 were in the demonstrations category. They are:
Zoey Frazier, 10-yearold, speech: Ocean Pollution. Blue ribbon first place.
Belle Parker, 10-yearold speech: The Statue of Liberty, Red ribbon second place.
Abby Stallard, 11-yearold, single; demonstration: Making Pinecone Bird Feeder, Purple Ribbon Champion, moving on to State Communications July 8 at the University of Kentucky.
Heidi Bentley, 11 years old, and Laci Wright, 10 years old, team; demonstration: Flexibility. Purple Ribbons Champions moving on to State Communications Day July 8 at UK.
Lona Morton, 10 years old, and Anna Beth Kincer, 11 years old, team; demonstration: Tumbling, Blue ribbon first place.
Madison Halcomb, 11 years old, and Shalit Ebeneezer, 10 years old, team demonstration: Fancy Flip Flops, Blue ribbon, first place
Paige Caudill, 10 years old, and Deshania Stallard, 11 years old, team demonstration: Peppermint Bowls, Blue ribbon first place
Matthew Morris, 11 years old, and Lincoln Conn, 11 years old, Team demonstration: Making Homemade Lures, Blue ribbon first place
Madison Hall, 11 years old, and Kylie Hensley, 11 years old, team demonstration: Tie Die Sharpie Shirts, Red ribbon second place.
Arissa Mullins, 11 years old, demonstration: How To Play the Flute, Blue ribbon first place and reserve champion. She could move onto state if Perry County does not go.