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4-Hers attend regionals at the Hub CoWorks in Rutland

The 2023 Southwest Regional 4-H Day was held March 25 at the Hub CoWorks in Downtown Rutland.

 The annual event showcased the talents of 34 4-Hers  from three counties, providing an opportunity for them to demonstrate what they have learned through University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H projects. Along with earning ribbons, the top stage performances, posters, illustrated talks and other category entries also qualified for 4-H State Day, May 6 in Barre.

 Entries selected for 4-H State Day in Rutland county: 

Illustrated Talk: Anna Campopiano, Mount Holly (“Basic Hoof Care”); Thea Chase, Mount Holly (“Diet of a Healthy Horse”); Chase Stone, Wallingford (“The Horse”).

Maker/Tinker: Kayleigh Briggs, Pittsford (over-the-head mask of Jasper, a book character, with laptop presentation).

Photography: Olivia Bullock, Rutland Town (“Aries”).

 Poster: Kelsey Davis, Clarendon (“Appaloosa Horse Braids”); Paisley Flanders, Clarendon (“How to Saddle a Horse”); Julianna Gouchberg, Clarendon (“Customer Service”); Juliette Michael, Wallingford (“Face Markings of Horses”); Ashlynn Pikkarainen, East Wallingford (“Facts about the Shire Horse”); Brie Pikkarainen, East Wallingford (“4 Basic Gymkhana Horses”); Jenna Pikkarainen, East Wallingford (“Nokota”); Amie Thurston, Clarendon (“Different Colored Tail Ribbons”).

 Sewing: Lucia Stubbins, Rutland Town (hobby horse).

 Stage Presentations (individual): Apple Laraway, Brandon (“Perfectly Loved,” song); James Shorey, Fair Haven (“This is Home,” song); Aliza Smith, Tinmouth (two entries: “I Know This Now” and “Never Enough,” songs); Lucia Stubbins, Rutland Town (“I’ll Fly,” puppetry); Adeline White, Pittsford (“Pulled,” song).

 Stage Presentations (group): Lucia Stubbins, Rutland Town, and Adeline White Pittsford (“Sink Away,” puppetry and song); Anna Weideman, Rutland, and Adeline White, Pittsford (“Shallow,” song duet); Rutland Performance and Arts Club (members: Kayleigh Briggs, Pittsford; Lucia Stubbins, Rutland Town; Anna Weideman, Rutland; Adeline White, Pittsford; “Soldier, Poet, King,” song); Rutland Performance and Arts Club (Participating members: Kayleigh Briggs, Pittsford; James Shorey, Fair Haven; Aliza Smith, Tinmouth; Lucia Stubbins, Rutland Town; Anna Weideman, Rutland; Adeline White, Pittsford; “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” song).

Tabletop display: Landon Bullock, Rutland Town (“Horse Grooming”); Olivia Bullock, Rutland Town (“Horse Leg Protection”); Olyvia Rooney, Rutland Town (“Clydesdales”); Lucia Stubbins, Rutland Town (two entries: “Horse Breeds Around the World” and “What to Do in Case of a Barn Fire”).

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