Coweta County hosts 2013 4-H awards banquet

by Celia Shortt

alt

Three individuals were awarded the Senior Achievement Award for their roles in the 4-H Program. From left are Amy Goddard and Courtney Lummus. Not pictured is Ben Dennis, the third award recipient. 


On Aug. 3, Coweta County honored its 4-H club and members at its annual awards banquet.

Club members were honored for their achievements throughout year at the club, state, and district levels. Major club awards included the Outstanding Cloverleaf Award and the Margaret F. Askew Outstanding Jr. Award. It was named for Margaret Askew as she served as an agent for Coweta County for many years. She set the bar high for her 4-H’ers and expected the best.

Other major awards at the banquet included:

•The “I Dare You” Award honored senior 4-H’ers who showed personal growth and development throughout the year as well as qualities of constructive leadership. It was first offered in 1941 by Mr. William H. Danforth and is inspired by his book, “I Dare You.”

•The Georgia 4-H Key Award recognized senior 4-H’ers who have participated in a wide range of activities throughout junior high and high school.

•The Master 4-H status recognized senior 4-H’ers who achieved first place in a state competition.

•Four scholarships - Spirit of 4-H, Don Morris “Workhorse,” Bruce Hamilton, and Rebecca Miolen - were also awarded.



More Education

Teacher in Focus: Dr. Penny Thomas

Dr. Penny Thomas has been teaching for 29 years. This year is her seventh in Coweta County and at Thomas Crossroads Elementary School. She t ... Read More


Welch's Patel wins 2015 Coweta spelling bee

Aanchal Patel won the 2015 Coweta County Spelling Bee held earlier this month at Coweta’s Centre for Performing and Visual Arts. Patel ... Read More


Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest winners named

Newnan’s local VFW Post 2667 recently held its Patriot’s Pen essay contest for middle school students. VFW Post 2667 believes in ... Read More


WGTC announces GOAL, Rick Perkins winners

West Georgia Technical College named Ashley Wilson, a radiologic technology student on the LaGrange Campus, as its 2015 Georgia Occupational ... Read More


Education Briefs

Krutz earns academic honors at Lewis U Devon Krutz of Newnan was among those honored on the Lewis University Dean's List for fall semester ... Read More

Mercer-Newnan to hold information sessions

Mercer University’s Newnan Regional Academic Center will be conducting its spring information session on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 p. ... Read More